Welcome to the Better Family Foundation Community!
- 2014 was a exceptional year for BFF! Read all about it in our Annual Report !
- In July and August 2015 we are holding a HIV/AIDS/STI Marriage workshop and a Youth Camp alongside an intensive HIV Campaign in Fundong Subdivision.
- We continue working in Meli Water Project, Atu-Abuh Water Project and the rehabilitation of Bainjon-Mentang and Fundong Water Scheme.
- Our Child Sponsorship Project sponsored 51 children for the 2014-2015 academic school year! And for the 2015-2016 year we intend to sponsor 65 children in Primary and Secondary schools.
- In 2014 we executed the Muteff Water Project thanks to Nourish International's Claremont Colleges Chapter who assisted us with it's implementation. And the Fundong Central Market Water Project with the collaboration of Shared World Visions and Fundong Council.
- We have updated our Resource Sharing Center to include the HIV/AIDS manuals used during our workshops and many other items.
- In 2013 we were awarded by Nourish International with the Project Excellence Award!!
WHO WE ARE
Better Family Foundation is a local, apolitical NGO (registration No. 011/AR/E32/50/2006/A2) based in Fundong, Cameroon which aims to empower families socially and economically by working to provide education, counseling, and financial support to local families in need. It was founded in 2006 by Mbeng Simon after having worked with many marginalized families while serving as a farm leader with Heifer Project International. Mbeng realized the serious need for a local organization which would address the many diverse needs of local families.
To provide free education, training, counseling, and financial aid to all families in need so that they may gain access to the tools they need to improve their lives.
- To provide free counseling to individuals and families in need.
- To provide free workshops and seminars on topics relevant to the issues of the community (gender, marriage, management of family resources, conflict resolution, water committee training, etc.).
- To provide informal education to small community groups requesting assistance (on topics ranging from health related issues to budgeting and action planning).
- To support (through financial aid and education) orphans and vulnerable children within the community.