If only I could
Réinsertion et formation
If only I could : Reintegration for a family of displaced persons
Tax eligible
The steps
545 € / 545 €
Cuisinière innova, bouteilles de gaz et seaux
2223 € / 2223 €
Contenaire
996 € / 996 €
Machine à broder Tinko et machine à coudre Singer
360 € / 360 €
Ustensiles de cuisine ( marmites, couverts, plats,....)
666 € / 290 €
Produits alimentaires ( sac de riz, huile, poissons secs, viande)

Thousands 'displaced' in Anglophone Cameroon

Since 2017, the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon (North-West and South-West) have been plunged into a civil war between the government army and separatists, nicknamed the Ambaboys.

As a result of the four-year conflict, more than 1 million people are now "severely food insecure" and 700,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.

Enabling a family to reintegrate and support itself

Projets Rosalie - Cameroun

It was during their home visits that the Daughters of Charity met a family of "displaced persons" from the English-speaking area: Mr John, his wife and five children. When they were living in their region of origin, Mr John, who was a cripple, worked as a tailor and his wife managed to sell some meals that she would prepare to supplement her husband's resources.

With the arrival of the war, they took refuge initially in Bafoussam. Mr John had managed to find a small place in the central market but the small income from his work was not enough to support the family. The family (with their youngest child of a few months) moved again, to Melap, where they managed to find a house to rent at 10,000 Cfa (15 euros per month). However, the salary from the tailor's business is still not enough... Mr John is forced to sell some bags in travel agencies and his eldest daughter, who was in the first grade, tries to sell meals (beef skin broth) to supplement her father's meagre daily income.

"On Saturdays and Sundays, the whole family goes to the market where they carry parcels to find some money" says Sr Brigitte.

A sewing workshop and restaurant: an income-generating activity for the family

The acquisition of a 20-foot container and its conversion into two separate spaces will allow Mr John to set up and equip a sewing workshop on one side, while his wife will be able to prepare and sell meals in a small canteen on the other.

Projets Rosalie - Cameroun

In addition to the container, Mr John would like to invest in a new TINKO embroidery machine and a Singer sewing machine.

Projets Rosalie - Cameroun

The installation of the kitchen also requires a basic contribution to finance its equipment as well as the purchase of an initial stock of food products to prepare and sell the cooked meals.

Projets Rosalie - Cameroun

With this 4,045€ project presented by Sr Brigitte, a family of 7 people can hope to get out of precariousness and become autonomous again through the fruit of their work. In addition, they will be able to provide for their basic needs in terms of health, education, nutrition and housing

A big thank you for your support to them

With Them, Thanks to You

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L'équipe des Projets Rosalie

Très chers bienfaiteurs,

C'est avec une grande joie que nous avons reçu la bonne nouvelle du projet "Si seulement je pouvais" pour l’atelier de couture et le restaurant de Monsieur John et sa famille qui est terminé depuis quelques jours.

Nous sommes très reconnaissant et nous vous remercions de votre grande générosité qui a voulu venir en aide pour mettre cette famille debout.
Chers bienfaiteurs, seul le Bon Dieu vous le rendra au centuple ; nous Le prions pour vous.

Sr BrigitteDomkam
Fdlc

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Sr Brigitte Domkan

Je vis à Dschang au Nord du Pays dans une communauté de 9 sœurs. Je travaille à l’hôpital Saint Vincent de Paul dans le service chirurgie et suis également l’assistante de la Sr Anne, la sœur servante qui coordonne les activités du centre de l’espérance qui prend en charge les enfants ayant un handicap physique et ou moteur.
Nous effectuons également des visites à domicile pour identifier les besoins et soutenir les personnes les plus vulnérables.

Dschang
Cameroon