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Cameroon Catalyst

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Founded at the University of Southampton, Cameroon Catalyst is a student led charity which implements infrastructure projects in rural Cameroon which encourage sustainable development.

Students fundraise, design and help build the projects in rural Cameroon and over the past five years the projects completed include a health centre, a school and solar electrification hub. While the team are supported through a team of qualified trustees, Cameroon Catalyst provides a fantastic opportunity for students wanting a taste of international development charity work.

Whether organising fundraising events, designing and building the project or helping promote the work of the charity through media, there is a role for everyone to get great experience. Our current focus is on water and sanitation, as 50% of rural Cameroonians lack access to safe drinking water.

We are therefore currently planning a number of news wells to be installed in remote villages to help relieve this issue and provide thousands of people with this basic human right. .

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Membership Information

These are the current membership plans offered by Cameroon Catalyst, although many groups offer a free period for new members to try out their group.

  • Free Membership (£0)

This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Cameroon Catalyst this year are:

  • Laura McFadzean
  • Thomas Edwards
  • Alex Howe
  • Peter Newsome
    Design Manager
  • Thomas Dutton
    Assistant Design Manager
  • Akua Ohemeng Owusu
    Fundraising Coordinator
  • Billie Pavey
    Fundraising Coordinator
  • Julie-Nora Eldin-Auge
    Cameroon Liaison

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