Living Green Cameroon visits AZI Orphanage
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Living Green Cameroon (LGC) out for a visit at AZI Orphanage Akale Street Fiango Kumba.
On the 09th Jan 2015 a team of 5 from LCG visited AZI Orphanage at 08 AM. A team of Lulu Stangier, Kamga Favour, Dago P, Enoh Doris, Ebile Francis. At the orphanage they meet with Mama AZI; mother of AZI orphanage, 2 sister of Mama AZI helping at the orphanage, 29 children of whom only 11 are attending school. The children are age between 2 months old and 17, 16 girls 11 boys. The kids welcome LGC team with basinful songs and a prayer after which LGC presented them with their gifts of food items, clothes and shoes. The kiDs where very happy to meet the team from LGC.
Mama AZI has recently developed severe medical conditions including dementia, difficulty walking and inhibited vision. On top of this eminent issue, their landlord has recently evicted them from their house and they have moved to a new location that is far from ideal and very expensive. AZI orphanage is surviving a day to another from donations given by visitors and from Mama AZI sales of Cassava, Plantain, Coco Yams from her farm. she is then able to afford School fees for some of the kids.
AZI orphanage is occupying and apartment with 2 rooms, 3 beds, one pit toilet, a pallor and an external kitchen, a computer that has never been turn on since it was donated to them, and will walk long distance everyday to fetch drinking water from the city's public tap. These kids are facing plethora health issue from poor drinking water, poor hygiene and sanitation. Malaria is one of their biggest problem as they their growing population, small sleeping rooms can't support mosquito nets.
L G C when further to discourse future plans for education for all the kids and address long term solution to those problems faced there at the AZI orphanage. Mama AZI was very happy for the visits and future plans for the orphanage and the kids. The visit ended with a prayer from the kids.