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Water supply for internal refugees in Cameroon

We want to help internal refugees in Cameroon by building a solar powered well pump to supply clean water for the community and for a vegetable farm to create a source of food and income.

Frederic Hirschmüller from Greening Africa Together / TU BerlinWrite a message

Our Mission
We want to help internal refugees in Cameroon by building a solar powered well pump to supply clean water for the community and for a vegetable farm. This farm will supply their community with high quality vegetables to improve their situation and help them to start a new life.


The Current Situation
Cameroon faces an armed conflict between the French-speaking majority and the English-speaking minority, known as the "Anglophone crisis". The conflict has been going on for the last two years and many people are forced to flee their homes in search of security and a better life.

For this reason, we - a group of students from Berlin and Cameroon - got together to find solutions to improve the situation of the internal refugees, who just lost their homes and trying to start a new life.


The Project
Our aim is to supply clean water and to create an irrigation system for a organic vegetable farm that supplies the community with food for consumption and creates a sustainable source of income for the internal refugees.

The entire system and the crops will be maintained by refugee’s families who will be trained in safe, efficient and long-term use of the solar powered pump system.


Our Partners
We are Greening Africa Together, a network of non-profit NGOs, universities and institutions that have set themselves the goal of encouraging and supporting young people in the fight against climate change and to jointly create perspectives in Africa. 


What will Your Donation be used for?
100% of the donations will be used for the material and services we need to realize our vision.

·         Drilling the well                     800€
·         Building a tank                      800€
·         Drip irrigation system          1800€
·         Solar Water pump System   7600€


Technical Details & Concept
We already acquired a field of around 5000m² close to Dschang, Cameroon. Our system is designed to deliver 31m² of water per day, which will be enough to grow tomatoes, corn, beans and cassava on the farm. The energy needed is fully renewable and promises a ZERO-emission Operation, without any continuous costs.