Education

For over 20 years MBoscuda has been promoting the importance of education to our rural communities.   Not only have we supplied teaching materials and equipment but we have built 5 schools in the North-West province.  Fundamental to this initiative has been the renewed value of education that the community now feels which is helping […]

Religion and Development

MBoscuda works with communities to enable them to understand how their Islamic faith can help support the development initiatives that they are involved in. We have formed Religio-cultural committees in all of the division of the North-West province which has actively involved 45 Islamic clerics.  These forums have been used to create awareness of Islam […]

Peacebuilding

Through our project ‘In Search of Common Ground’ we trained 760 community members in conflict mediation and established 19 dialogue platforms where they could utilise these newly acquired skills to restore and maintain peaceful relations with their neighbours.

Encouraging the sustainable use of natural resources

Our initiatives encourage grazers and farmers to work together to find sustainable ways to use the land for the benefit of both communities.   Through our project ‘In Search of Common Ground’ we have developed 58 alliance farming pairs meaning that the number of households taking up alliance farming has increased by 5% and that […]

Access to clean and safe water

Our projects rehabilitate or construct communal water points. In 2016 we provided over 45,000 people (herders and croppers) with access to safe water and trained 9 Water Management Committees to ensure the equitable and efficient management of the improved water points. Through our project ‘In Search of Common Ground’ we have increased the knowledge of […]

Capacity Building

MBOSCUDA carries out capacity building training for both it staff and members in the areas of organizational development, Para-legal extension, REFLECT, Social Drama etc.  Trainings are both internal and external.  Agro-pastoral Development:   The cattle in particular is an intergral part of the Mbororos life. In fact, the socio-economic and cultural life of the Mbororo […]

Micro-credit

Background The MBOSCUDA microcredit scheme was conceived in 1998 within the framework of the “Growing from within program” but only became operational in the year 2003 considering the detailed baseline survey and strategy design carried out during the period. The scheme was initiated on the background of the many economic and social problems encountered by the […]

ADULT LITERACY COMPONENT OF MBOSCUDA

With a mission to empower marginalized Mbororo by MBOSCUDA, a need for a new approach to adult literacy became imperative. The major objectives of such an approach were to: ·         Provide an opportunity for Mbororo who were not privileged to acquire formal education obtain a certain degree of literacy ·         Systematize their existing knowledge and  […]

HEALTH EDUCATION

Health education is an integral part of MBOSCUDA’s activities which seeks to promote good health for the targeted Mbororo population. In this domain, MBOSCUDA works in collaboration with partners like Provincial Technical Group (PTG), Plan International and CARE-Cameroon. Below is a brief presentation of what MBOSCUDA has been able to do so far in this […]

ISLAM AND DEVELOPMENT

The Mbororos are predominantly Muslims. Given the fact that they have limited knowledge of the religion, they have mixed it with their culture thereby negatively affecting their development initiatives. The birth of MBOSCUDA has changed the above negative aspects through its interventions in various domains which include: –          Islam and Gender –          Socio-economic aspects of […]