Training and Prevention
Training of community educators in HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases related to HIV/AIDS (tuberculosis, malaria, skin diseases) and sensitization of women on the Prevention of mother-to-child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, support to vulnerable populations in poor communities of the city of Yaoundé and its surroundings, Projects for the socio-professional integration of AIDS orphans and vulnerable children through the rearing of pigs and fish farming
The centre provides coaching (in institutions and in the community), harmonious social inclusion and social integration of orphans.
Some educators specialized in psychological coaching, psycho-social, cognitive coaching of children and adolescents assist the AIDS orphans and vulnerable children, either at the centre or in the community (families origin or foster families).
Orphans are selected on the basis of their vulnerability and their precariousness after Identification and investigations, and are supported each year in the academic and socio-professional domain.
A permanent mobilization of parents and guardians of the orphans for their better monitoring was initiated at the level of the center of hope.
The centre contributes to the balance and development of AIDS orphans and vulnerable children who have been traumatized, having difficulties to fit into the normal social fabric.
Socio professional promotion
According to a survey conducted by the ” CAES”, the association has invested initially in 2007, 2008 on OVC continuing their studies in general education; the finding from the years 2009, reveals that these OVC are failing at the end of their studies, there are lot of loss and abandonment. It was therefore imperative to reorientate the objectives, with particular emphasis on technical education, vocational training. The idea to train them on site in a specialized centre created by the “CAES” then emerged.
Today, the problem of schooling and socio-professional integration of AIDS orphans and vulnerable children is the subject of all concerns for the past twenty years of our existence. The Association (CAES), unfolds on a daily basis to provide technical training, rehabilitation and social integration of these targets, both in institution (House of the hope of Efoulan), as in the Community (the families of origin and foster families).
Support received from some benefactors such as Action of the three Magi, Bridderlech Deelen, in collaboration with Frendeskrees Kamerun, helped a number of young people who were deemed eligible according to certain criteria (State of precariousness, poverty and or proven vulnerability, orphan of AIDS aged 6-15 years, healthy in body and mind), and were given preferential treatment to permit them emerge, and be able to continue their studies.
However, according to the survey conducted by the “CAES” If the association has invested initially in 2007, 2008 on OVC who continue their studies in general education, the observation made from the years 2009, reveals that these OVC did not arrive at the end of their studies, there are lot of loss and abandonment. It was therefore imperative to reorientate the objectives, with particular emphasis on technical education and vocational training. The idea then to train them on site in a specialized centre created by the “CAES” has emerged.
Specifically, the CEPASE, a department of “CAES”, has the vocation to be a techno pole to realize the initiatives of the young OVC. It will offer:
Annual Support training of 10 AIDS orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in pastoral occupations, and promote education for citizenship;
Gradually contribute to the socio-professional insertion of a large number of OVC.
A quarter century of hard work has enabled us to obtain the following results:
- A functional head office, based in the district of Nsimeyong (new road);
- A multifunctional temporary centre for fifty interns.