Environmental Protection and Development Association (EPDA Cameroon) is a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization based at Bonadikombo Mile 4 in Limbe, South West Region of Cameroon with registration number: 717/G.37/D.14/1/VOL.T/T/BAAP/ in accordance with Law Number 90/53 of December 1990 under article 7 relating to creating, governing and functioning of association in Cameroon. EPDA Cameroon was created in 2008 after the food crisis and legalized on 26 October, 2010.
EPDA Cameroon is committed to advance global priority issues notably economic development, food security, inadequate access to water and sanitation facilities, climate change, forest and environmental challenges, watershed degradation, local governance, violence and human rights abuse, gender inequalities, poverty, hunger and low capacities to take full range actions. While we address to the above issues, we focus on three main pillars of operations namely: peace, social integrity and environmental sustainability.
MISSION: To enable low-income communities to improve their quality of life and livelihoods through the promotion of peace and social justice, the support of environmental education, and alleviation of poverty.
VISION: We envision a just, peaceful and sustainable world without hunger and poverty.
Where we work
EPDA Cameroon's staff carries out high-quality services in low-income communities in Cameroon to contribute to the well-being of people, who depend on environmental resources, reduce poverty, end hunger and ensure the improvement of the living standards of poor communities and people. Our approach is one of partnership, creativity and innovation. We ensure projects are tailored to the specific needs and cultures of the local communities, and that our work and the actions of beneficiaries influence the decision and policy making processes.
EPDA Cameroon carries out work in three regions of Cameroon and more than 15 communities and 30 schools.