Cameroon is home to roughly 930.000 orphaned children who have lost either one or both of their parents. A large number of these children grow up without parental protection and care or in dysfunctional family structures.
Social exclusion, poverty and a lack of family support drive thousands of children into criminal clutches. Orphaned children are particularly vulnerable to all forms of exploitation. According to reports, child abuse remains a widespread problem in Cameroon. Being a street child in Cameroon often means a life on the brink of death. Violence, starvation and alcool abuse mark the daily reality of these children. They are are a long way from going to school
ASEO Cameroon is an association committed to providing the needs of orphans and street children victimized by HIV/AIDS or physically challenge in the society, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, class, religion, colour, cultural difference or social background, it will help orphans to fit into the society morally, spiritually and mentally.
Located in the Suth of Cameroon, sits a small orphanage and rehabilitation center for street kids, orphans and deprived children. In order to get to the site, you have to walk roughly a quarter of a mile to reach the center. No bus will make it up the rough. It currently accommodates 28 children.
What We’re Doing to Help
Build an orphanage near the capital that can accommodate 100 children between 3 and 15 years old.