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Hello Kid Program 2008

Event Date: 
July 14, 2008 - 00:00 - July 28, 2008 - 00:26

Hello Kids is children's holiday program jointly organized by the Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the child (CAPEC), and three youth organizations.
This program which is intended to last for three weeks, shall brings together some 80 orphans/vulnerable Kids, from all the orphanages in and around Yaoundé and some 50 primary/secondary school children between the ages of 7 and 15years.

The objectives are to:

Make children spend their holidays wisely by learning new skills and improving on already existing ones.
Meet and Interact with friends, for intercultural and social exchange.
Teaching subjects such as photography, crafts, films which are normally not taught in schools
Creating relationship between/or among the different orphanages to share experiences among them.
Activities featuring during "Hello Kids" are Computer studies, painting/crafts, Music lessons, basic knowledge of cooking, photography, sewing, English/French lessons, and cultural activities such as theatres, film shows and lots of recreational activities including varities of games.
There will be two excursion; Mvog Mbeti Zoo and Les Brasseries

Quartier FOUDA
Yaounde, Centre Province 00000


Corine Milano's picture


Wonderful to hear from you and to hear about your program! Education is so important and the work you are doing is powerful.

I want to point you to a group that a member, Leila, created for African orphans. She herself is a thirteen year old girl working to empower children orphaned by AIDS in Kenya. I think you two may have a lot to discuss!

Here is Leila's profile:

I encourage you to comment and introduce yourself so that you can begin to collaborate!

Here is the group that you can join:

This is a great space to discuss the unique needs of orphans and your experience working with this population. There are also many members who can likely help support your program and initiative!

Additionally, I am curious about what does your program needs to be successful? What kind of information and resources do you need support finding? This is a great topic for your next post!

All the best,

Greetings! I saw Cori's comments, so I just sent you an invitation to join World AIDS Orphans group. I do hope you will join us and help start a conversation!

Did you create the CAPEC Volunteers group? (
I look forward to seeing what develops there.

All my best,

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