This project is to help fight poverty, increase food supply and provide food for refugees and those displaced by Boko Haram terrorist group in the northern part of Cameroon. In spite of the natural wealth en-down in Cameroon, most people are still living in misery, because Cassava is the most important food crop in Africa after rice and a viable cash crop for poor farmers to fight poverty, the crop have being selected by the foundation to help 20 women groups in 30 communities to produce 680 metric ton of fresh cassava roots and transform it to approximately 228 metric ton of Gari in a period of 2 years. 58 metric tons will be given free to displace victims By the Boko Haram terrorist group in the northern part of Cameroon and 170 metric ton will be sold by a formed and register corporative society for project continuity and sustainability.
PROJECT NEEDS AND ACTIVITIES
200,000 improved cassava cutting at 50 frs a cutting = 10,000,000 FCFA (Approx. $ 18,900)
For 2 years it will be = 10,000,000 X 2 = 20,000,000 FCFA (Approx. $37,800)
Capacity Building = 1,000,000 X 2 = 2,000,000 FCFA (Approx. $3,780)
5 Processing Machines = 750,000 X 5 = 3,750,000 FCFA (Approx. $7,087)
Total Cost of Project = 25,750,000 FCFA (Approx. $ 48,667)
PROJECT INCOME AND SUSTAINABILITY
The foundation will organize the women group into a profitable farmer’s corporative to help in the distribution of end products.
Quantity in MT Cost/Ton Total in FCFA Total in USD Years
Year MT Cost/Ton Total in FCFA Total in USD
1. 85 400,000 34,000,000 $ 63,920
2. 85 400,000 34,000,000 $ 63,920
GRAND TOTAL 68,000,000 $ 127,840
LONG TERM IMPACT
LOCAL COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION