Entries by Mailys Finel

Volunteer: Rosanne, Cook at the Eau Claire centre in Bangangté

Rosanne is the chief cook at the Eau Claire centre in Bangangté. Twice a week, she cooks between 50 and 70 meals for our studious pupils. According to Rosanne, the children “really like fish with rice in a peanut sauce, but also macaroni, and ripe plantain with sautéed vegetables”! Rosanne works really hard and can […]

Volunteer: Mr. Jacques, Nurse at the Eau Claire centre in Bangangté

Mr. Jacques has been a nurse at the Eau Claire centre in Bangangté since March 2018. The children and sometimes even their parents come to visit him on Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays.  During school holidays, he carries out medical check-ups for all the children (blood pressure, weight, teeth, deworming, etc.). He therefore deals with the […]

Volunteer : Théophile, Maths Teacher at the Bafia centre

Théophile is a maths teacher. Three years ago, one of his students told him about the Serge Betsen Academy (SBA) and since that day he comes to the centre every weekend to help our students: “I try to assist them with their problems, to facilitate their understanding of the lessons and I put my knowledge […]

Volunteer: Nadege, Manager of the Jardin Eden centre

Nadege started working for the Serge Betsen Academy (SBA) in 2010. She first got to know the wives of two expatriates; they were involved in a project for a children centre. These two ladies then approached the SBA and this is how the story between Nadege and the SBA started in Yaoundé. Nadege is a […]

Volunteer: Jean-Cyrille, Manager of the Bafia centre

Jean-Cyrille Monthe is in charge of the Bafia centre but is also a Senior Education Advisor. He was born in the capital Yaoundé but he fell in love with the Bafia region (some 130Km away, to the north) and decided to live there. In 2007, he discovered the Serge Betsen Academy (SBA), and since he […]

Volunteer: Abaa, Manager of the Zoétélé centre

Abaa discovered rugby at the University of Yaoundé. Following an ill-treated injury, he put his career aside to promote the practice of rugby in rural areas! This is how he came to choose Zoétélé, his mother’s village, to share his passion for rugby with the children. In 2009, he met for the first time the […]