The Trustee’s goal is to support sustainable projects that have a lasting impact. CART has funded educational sponsorship programmes in Kenya, Cameroon and Malawi for over a decade. It invests in the innovative Warm Cots Project for premature babies across Tanzania. Other Small Grants projects you have supported are: in The Gambia- micro financing; Cameroon – tree planting, and Pig rearing; Ghana – sending a tractor, bee keeping and dry season farming to reduce migration from the land; Malawi – several boreholes; Uganda- tree planting, maize & bean planting and borehole repairs;
Zambia – carpentry training; Zimbabwe – tree planting, bee keeping; and continued support of an orphan care centre in Lilongwe, Malawi.
REPORT ON PIG FARMING FOR INCOME IN KOKAKA VILLAGE, Cameroon. 2018
The project pig farming purpose was to establish a sustainable pig production to improve the livelihood of the people of Kokaka village in June and ended in August 2018. Activities included;
- The construction of pens by purchase of materials and tools;
- The purchase for the land for the pig pens done by the members of our organization (CAA) (contribution from members)
IMPACT of The project generated and increase in the number of people developing interest in pig farming & an increase in the income of beneficiaries.
- The pigs helps many people in the community sustain lives.
- Increase in protein consumption.
- A reduction poaching and thus the killing of endangered animal species.
- Increase in marital celebrations and deaths as it’s the customer of most Africans people.
On the whole the project went with a lot of investment from women, men and youths in Kokaka community. The project was so much appreciated by the villagers.
School MiniBus Cameroon.
Mbonweh Women’s Development Association has an aim of providing the gift of education to poor and vulnerable children by providing transport from remote rural locations to the Unique school project. Their mini- bus broke down during 2016 and they applied to the charity to assist with the purchase of a replacement vehicle, without which youngsters would not be able to continue their education. Generous support from West Bradford Rotary Club helped provide a new minibus.
Tree planting in Loro has been completed today. A total of 4,000 trees had been planted. Maize & beans are being planted by between the growing saplings. These food crops will help to provide meals for patients in Alemere Health Centre. A total of 7,000 trees will be planted in Alemere district providing fast growing species for fire wood and building and fruit trees for cash crops.
Projects from Previous Years.
Micro Finance Projects in The Gambia
Find out how just a small donation can affect change for individuals and communities Micro Finance-Gambia [pdf download]
Coalition for Change Women’s Farming & Income Project in Ghana
The activities and results of this amazing empowering project completed in December 2014. GHWa Farming Project Report [pdf download]
The high death rate amongst premature babies is a real problem and several hundred lives have already been saved by these wonderful devices in our Tanzanian project to make a locally-built, low-tec, low-cost incubators. The project has grown every year since 2011 so that all hospitals and clinics in the Kilimanjaro region now have cots. In 2016-17 sees expansion into the Mara region. Warm Cots solutions have been copied in Uganda, Malawi and Zambia.
This is Maureen, one of the youngsters whose education is sponsored by supporters. Sponsorship schemes operate in Kenya, Malawi and Cameroon. Money is needed to pay for school fees and provide uniform, books and other school supplies. Any amount is welcome as we can pool donations to go towards the schooling of an individual child.