A WORD FROM THE FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF THE NGO / ASSAUVET
Water shortages or poor quality and poor sanitation are having a negative impact on food security, life choices and educational opportunities for poor families around the world. Today, more than 2.5 billion people are at risk of having reduced access to freshwater resources, and by 2050, at least one in four will likely live in a country affected by chronic shortages. or recurrent freshwater. Drought affects some of the poorest countries in the world, exacerbating hunger and malnutrition. Improving sanitation and access to clean water requires more investment in the management of freshwater ecosystems and sanitation at the local level in several developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia.
The humanitarian association save life, drinking water for all abbreviated “ASSAUVET’ONG” was created in the Republic of Cameroon on July 20, 2001, in order to create the conditions for a better sustainability of the actions carried out by The Tikar Plain Development Program (PATP) at MAGBA West-Cameroon, The Mont-Mandara Region Development Program (PDRM) in Mokolo-Far-North, The Drinking Water Project Sanitation and Hygiene of Kousseri (The WASH Project) and The Pole Project of the Benue (PPB) in Garoua -Cameroon, by the Financing of the European Fund for the Development of the 5th to the 8th EDF and the Cooperation -Cameroon – the Union European.
ASSAUVET is registered under Declaration Receipt No. 103 / RDA / F32 / BAPP of 09 June 2004 by the Prefect of the Department of Noun in the West – Cameroon. The founding members of this humanitarian association are: Mr. Martin Luther Kanna VI, Sébastien Légastelois, Jean Papin, Cyrille Mériau Jean Koumai, Miss Ngo Likound Pauline Alice, and Aoudou Motapou. They all participated in the realization of more than 5000 (five thousand) toilets, latrines, hand washing stations with soap, wells and boreholes equipped with pump with human motricity with the participative approach of the beneficiary populations of the Projects.
Objectives of the association
ASSAUVET’s overall objective is to improve the living conditions of the poor and enhance human well-being, including improving the physical accessibility of the population to safe drinking water and sanitation, through the implementation of sustainable and sustainable hydraulic and sanitation facilities and hygiene. Which implies among other things: The construction of boreholes and wells equipped with pump with human motility; The construction of sanitation works (latrines, toilets and washing station of hands with soap.) Collection and Waste Management. The development of springs and water abstraction; The rehabilitation of hydraulic and sanitation works that no longer work for maintenance and optimal management. Contact Us