The Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development carries out various sustainable activities and projects geared towards improving the standard of living in local communities. Below is an overview of CASD projects.

Focus on Adolescent Girls - A World Free of HIV

HIV Project CASDCASD through its "HIV-Free Generation Project" will for the next 2 years work with adolescent girls aged 11-19 to keep them free from HIV and unwanted pregnancies. 

With main objective to keep adolescent girls aged 11-19 years HIV negative and without unintended pregnancies, CASD will be reaching out to 29,920 adolescents in five rural communities of the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon between now and 2017.

Why Adolescent Girls?

Biologically, women are more likely than men to contract HIV during vaginal intercourse. Adolescent girls, whose reproductive systems are not fully developed, are especially vulnerable to becoming infected during sex. 

Read more: Focus on Adolescent Girls - A World Free of HIV

The Girls Choice Ice Cream Project

GCICThrough the GCIC project, CASD provides a youth-friendly space in the form of a mobile clinic for girls ages 11 to 19 to access quality and age-appropriate SRH information, services, and referrals free of stigma and coercion. 

Read more: The Girls Choice Ice Cream Project

Universal Access to Family Planning

Universal Access to Family Planning (UAFP) Project

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The UAFP project undertaken by CASD has made a family planning counselor available to the women of Bamenda to help them make informed choices. Clients of the project also benefit from discounted services at a partner clinic. 

Read more: Universal Access to Family Planning

Water for all Project

Water for AllLack of access to safe drinking water contributes to the worrying ubiquity of gastro-intestinal diseases worldwide, which particularly affect the young, the immune compromised and the poor. Nearly one in five child deaths – about 1.5 million each year – are due to diarrhea. Diarrhea kills more young children than AIDS, malaria and measles combined.

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Nurses for Deprived Populations

 

Nurses for Deprived PopulationsBuilding the capacity of nurses to provide their services in hard to reach communities in the North West Region goes a long way to improve the maternal health situation of women and teen mothers in these communities.

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