Africa – Formative and Naturalistic Initiative in Cameroon

Douala (Agenzia Fides) – Teaching to grow bananas to promote micro-entrepreneurship projects, but also to save bananas from extinction. This is the project launched in Douala by the Jesuits of Cameroon. An initiative that has a dual value, formative and naturalistic, in a difficult context, which characterizes the African country. In Cameroon, over three million boys and girls did not reach the minimum level of school education. Seventy per cent of girls are illiterate. This phenomenon is particularly visible in the northern regions, where over one million girls between the ages of 10 and 19 cannot read or write (31.9% of girls in the region). Read more…