While it may seem like all has been quiet since the end of our summer appeal, plenty has been going on behind the scenes to get ready for the January kick-off of our new project.


At WasteAid we have been working together with UK Aid to finalise the financial and project management aspects of the project.

Now we know how much has been raised, we can add the detail to exactly how much we can spend on different aspects of the project.

Read about the success of the WasteAid fundraising appeal supported by UK Aid Match

Meanwhile, our trainer and project manager Pierre Kamsouloum has moved down to Douala in preparation for the New Year.

Pierre has been meeting local community leaders, finalising arrangements with local government, contacting local suppliers and contractors as well has finalising the land we will be working on.

Read the inspiring story of Pierre Kamsouloum, plastics recycling champion of Cameroon

See our report on plastic pollution and poverty launched by Sir David Attenborough

Learn about the fragile wildlife in the Cameroon estuary being choked by plastic waste

There’s plenty to do – the rains this year have brought even more plastic down the rivers and into the tidal creeks.

Watch this space for more updates from Cameroon in the new year!

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