Volunteer in Cameroon
Cameroon, also reffered to as 'Little Africa' is situated in West Africa, just above the equator. The country has got magnificant landscapes, rainforests, palm beaches, but also deserts and savannah grounds. The population still exists out of ancient tribes and the people are very hospitable. Cameroon has a political stable climate and has been able to develop a good infrastrcuture. As a volunteer in Cameroon you can work in the fields of teaching, agriculture or help to fight poverty and HIV/ AIDS. In Cameroon more than 50% of the people live below the poverty line.
You help the people of Cameroon by sharing your knowledge and love with them. In general volunteering in Cameroon is very cheap. Most volunteer organisatations do not charge anything for volunteers to come over and work with them. So if you are looking to make a difference in someone's live and you do not want to pay to volunteer, Cameroon is probably one of the best options.
Volunteer as a teacher in Cameroon
We have different teaching volunteer positions in Cameroon where you will be much appreciated. Like with CAEPA, where volunteers can assist field staff in teaching environmental protection and preservation. Or you can help with running an after school programme in a local community. Another project is to teach in a community school in Cameroon as a volunteer.
Agricultural volunteering in Cameroon
Cameroon holds a rich diversity of plants and animal life. It is therefore crucial to be carefull with the environment and try to minimize the negative impacts of the agricultural sector. Volunteer at an organic farming to help people understand better argicultural techniques and to preserve their environment for future generations as well as being able to make a living from their land. You can also volunteer in a forest garden where communities have joined up to in the fight against environmental degradation. These opportunities a free for volunteers.
Volunteer Visas for Cameroon
A visa is need to volunteer in Cameroon. Contact the Cameroonian embassy in your home country to obtain a visa. Either 3 month or 6 month visas are available, and usually you must provide proof of flights, travel insurance and an invitation letter of the volunteer organisation.