Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child(CAPEC)

Organization Description: 

CAPEC‚’s Mission : To promote human values through advocacy and community out-reach programs, Girl Child Enhancement Programs (GCEP), basic non-formal/formal education and vocational skills training initiatives for vulnerable children and out-of-school youth in view of building a sustainable community with improved standards of living. The main objective being to enhance their opportunities to realize their full potential and capabilities

Vision CAPEC‚’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people‚’s rights and dignity.

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Mission Statement: 

CAPEC is a non-governmental, not for profit organization, working in Cameroon with Reg. No: G39/014/5/252. Since its inception in 2002, the organization has been working with children/youths, parents, government bodies and intergovernmental bodies in the promotion of community welfare. It works to identify the needs of the child especially the rural child/youths, the underprivileged and the weaker section of the society through participatory approach.

Objectives :

Protect and make known the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through education
Assist the needy child irrespective of tribe, origin, sex or religion, in the domain of social welfare
Protect the child from sexual exploitation, child labour and forced child marriage
Assist children in prisons, orphanages, centers for the disabled and street children
Organize youth leadership training and youth exchange programs
Actively take part in the prevention of HIV/AIDS especially in children/youths and women

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