Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nutrition as development in rural communities

Although Cameroon is a developing country, it is not in the category of destitute countries.  For the majority of the population, though they may not have much, there is enough to eat.  Because of the fertility of the land and … Continue reading

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Our Buea favourites

Some of the things we like the best about Buea are the things we don’t often see in Canada. Here are a few. Resourceful inventions: In an economy where the limited supply doesn’t meet the many demands, Cameroonians have needed … Continue reading

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On small loans and big change

In passing conversation, our boss at FORUDEF commented: “Economics in Cameroon is made of hands and mouths; we must try to make the hands equal to the number of mouths.  The problem is that there are always so many mouths.”  … Continue reading

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“You are not connected to the internet.”

The technological experience in Buea would be an easier one to manage if you came to the area with no expectations. Not too long ago this would have been the case for us; however, with high speed internet appearing in … Continue reading

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