managed by A. Bekaku (Communication)
The Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (CAPEC) is a non- governmental organization with Reg. No: G39/014/5/252 working in Cameroon. Since its inception in 2002, the organization has been working with children/youths, parents, Government bodies and intergovernmental bodies in the promotion of community’s welfare. It works to identify the need of the child especially the rural child/youths, the underprivileged and the weaker section of the society through participatory approach.
-To protect and make known the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through education.
-To assist the needy child irrespective of tribe, Origin, sex, religion, in the domain of social welfare.
-To protect the child from sexual exploitation and child labour.
-Assist children in prisons, orphanages, centers for the disabled and street children.
-Organize Youth leadership Training and Youth Exchange Programmes
-Actively take part in the prevention of HIV/AIDS especially in children/youths and women.
CAPEC’s Mission: To promote human values through advocacy and community out-reach programs, Girl Child Enhancement Program (GCEP) basic non-formal/formal education and vocational skills training initiatives for vulnerable children and out-of-school youth in view of building a sustainable community with improved standards of living. The main objective being to enhance their opportunities to realize their full potential and capabilities