Assist in finding and preparing grant applications for an urban garden project. careers in UNV LTD at Cameroon

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This Job listing For Year 2022 is about UNV LTD in Cameroon

About the job


Details Mission and objectives

CAMAAY is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit association. CAMAAY envisions a society wherein every individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute to the socioeconomic development of the community. We endeavour to achieve our goals through activities that promote sustainable community development in Cameroon. These activities involve strong participation from local community members with the guidance and valuable assistance of CAMAAY and its volunteers. We, the members of the members of Cameroon Association of Active Youths (CAMAAY), a non-profit association, commit ourselves to work in the interest of humanity without distinction as to race, sex or religious background with due respect to the law. We pledge to work closely with other associations, foreign representatives/institutions, NGOs and the Cameroon Government in promoting the principles and practices of quality agriculture, education, healthcare, sports, social well-being and environmental protection. We agree to join forces in the attainment of the United Nations objective in making the world a better place in which to live, with sufficient food and conducive environments. We therefore commit ourselves to achieving our objectives through our activities and the implementation of policies consistent with our objectives. We agree to work with respect to the laws governing the functioning of associations. We believe that: 1) Agriculture is the backbone of our economy. 2) Agriculture is top among our efforts in the fight against poverty, which is a global challenge 3) 80% of our people still live in rural areas and solely depend on agriculture for survival. 4) Our environment is and will remain the only natural habitation for humanity and if care is not taken mankind will be eliminated from his environment. 5) Health is the basic requirement for a productive and progressive community and can only be achieved through what people eat, the environment in which they live and mental well-being. 6) T

Context

UN Volunteers helped CAMAAY design and plan the project Building Urban Gardens to Mitigate Food Insecurities in Cities of Cameroon. This urban garden project aims to improve lives and promote social inclusion by striving for a hunger and poverty free economy, while protecting the environment and building community resilience to improve livelihoods to reach the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The project will address the following SDG: Supporting and providing access to locally grown food to reduce hunger and food insecurity (Zero Hunger SDG 2) Providing the infrastructure and tools to enable sharing of agricultural and horticultural knowledge (Quality Education SDG 4) Increasing food access among a target population that has been displaced due to the conflict in Cameroon and neighbouring countries (Reduced Inequalities SDG 10) Helping an urban community to achieve food security and autonomy in food production (Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG 11)

Task Description

CAMAAY is looking for online volunteers to assist in finding funding from government, non-government and private sectors for this agricultural urban garden project. This will involve online research, identifying donor organizations, preparing and submitting grant applications to CAMAAY. volunteers are not allowed to contact donors or any third party on the behalf of CAMAAY.

Company: UNV LTD

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location: Cameroon

Application Deadline: N/A

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