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                                             MOTTO                                            :CREATIVITY-HARDWORK-SUCCESS.

GOAL:TO IDENTIFY AND EMPOWER SPECIFIC TALENTS IN YOUTHS WITH AND WITHOUTH DISABILITIES,IN ENHANCING THEIR INCLUSION IN ALL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

MISSION:GIVING OUR LIVES A MEANING THROUGH DEVELOPING AND BUILDING TALENTS

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • EMPOWER YOUHTS ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH DISABILITIES TO BE SELF-EMPLOYEDAND SELF-RELIENT,THROUGH VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS,TRAINING ON AGRICULTURE AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
  • PROVIDE ORIENTATIONAND SUPPORT TOWARDS PROMOTING TALENTS IN YOUTHS AND ENHANCE THE FIGHT AGAINST PORVERTYTHROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SKILLED TRAINING WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON VOLNERABLE AND MARGINALIZED GROUPS
  • CONTRIBUTE IN THE ALLEVIATION OF PORVERTY  AMONG THE UNDER PREVILEDGED CHILDREN AND PROMOTE THE REHABILITATION OF ORPHANS,PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITITES AND OLD PEOPLE,AND ENCOURAGE TE CREATION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.
  • TO PROMOTE THE FIGHT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TOWARDS WOMEN VITIEAWAND GIRLS WHICH INVOLES PHYSYCAL AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE,HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE,AND EDUCATE THE LOCAL POPULATION ON THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SEXUAL IMMORALITY.
  • PROMOTE SOCIO CULTURAL AND TALENTS SHOW ACTIVITIES AMONG YOUTHS AND ENCOURAGE PEACE USING ARTS AND CULTURAL(CO-EXISTENCE) IN AREAS LIKE CRAFT,DESIGNING,DRAMA,SPORTS,MUSIC ETC....
  • Thematic areas of ThinkBig that is area we are involved in that are mention in our objectives.

  • Poverty reduction (SDG 1)  : we will be fighting poverty in respect to the 3 groups we are working with, that is (vulnerable, living with disability etc).
  • Persons with disabilities: looking at the SDG can build what we want concerning it from the goals
  • Strategy

  • Build the resilience of persons with disabilities asnd volunable people have equal rights……..( SDG goal 1.4 and 1.5).
  • HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE:
  • Strategy: we reach out to those affected with unpleased situations like conflicts, outbreak of pandemic, natural disaster, manmade disaster. We think of what to do relief the situation like  occupational, providing psycho-social support and financial relief ie looking for strategies to enhance their standard of living.

  • Social inclusion (General inclusion and special inclusion)
  • Empowerment (emancipation )of people with disabilities
  • Psycho -support
  • Training and marketing on employment skills. This will enable them not only to be employed but also develop the skills in them to be able to do things on their own and can be employed where ever they find themselves.
  • Advocate for the rights of people with disabilities meaning there should be included in leadership and the rest.
  • Finance projects for persons with disabilities: this goes to support persons with disability.
  • Inclusive sports
  • REHABITATION OF VALUABLE PERSONS
  • We promote the rehabilitation of orphans, senior people, vulnerable young women and girls,
  • children IDPs and refugees
  • Quality and inclusive education :
  • To promote quality and equitable quality education and promote lifelong opportunities for persons with disability and vulnerable groups in various domains such as entrepreneurship, agriculture and livestock’s, leadership.
  • Peace and security for all (Goal 16): Promote peaceful inclusive communities for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels for all.
  • VISION, MISSION, GOAL   AND APPROACH FOR THINK BIG

  • VISION: giving our lives a meaning through inbuilt talents
  • MISSION :identify and empower specific talents of young people with disabilities with and without, in enhancing their inclusion in all the development activities
  • Summary statement

     

    THINK BIG is a nonprofit humanitarian association created in Bamenda on the 1th February 2017 and legalized on 3RD Match 2o19 with registration

    NO/E.29/1111/VOL.8/ALPAS. Motto: CREATIVITY-HARDWORK-SUCCESS. We have as objective to improve the well being and lifestyle of persons living with disabilities young people and other vulnerable persons. The Goal of the association is; giving our lives a meaning through inbuilt talents, our mission is to identify and empower specific talents of young people with disabilities with and without, in enhancing their inclusion in all the development activities. Drawing from the UNSDGs and African 63 agenda we derived our joy by relieving the pain and suffering of persons with disabilities, young people and other vulnerable through poverty reduction schemes, social inclusion, humanitarian response, equitable quality and inclusive education, peace and security. We believe in partnerships and we are working with SCOs nationally and hope to extend internationally to attain our objectives, so that we can do more to reach out to the pressing needs in our communities. Since inception, think big has been able to foster the participation of persons with disabilities in inclusive sports in Cameroon, promote a community tree nursery on climate change in some villages of northwest, ThinkBig intervene by providing information, education and provision of covid19 kits, provision of food and non food items to internally displace persons with disabilities. ThinkBig has also provided psychosocial support and trauma healing to PWDs and IDPs. ThinkBig is promoting and encouraging information and communication technology among Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), we have also held over 10 workshops training young people on peace building..

     

PEACE WORKSHOPS.

We have carry out many peace workshops in the conflicts zones of Cameroon to encourage and promote sustainable communities with healthy activities among youths and their peers.however,we have carry out special inclusive peace activities among the most vulnerable persons during conflicts who are persons living with a disability.we have done these activities through sports for peace,workshops,campaigns and media advocacy.

REHABILITATION.

During the outbreak of the crises in northwest and southwest of Cameroon, most persons have lose livelihood and many have become stranded due to displacements others victimized due to this carnage.

We have so far rehabilitated more than 100 of these victims directly by providing livelihood and trauma healing programs that have reintegrated many into the society. We have also engage many others into income generating skills that can afford basic neds while some are happy now with small start up for trade

Most of these victims initially had no idea of computer but now they are improving on I.T skills, embroidery, and many have learn some handy works that can get them daily bread. Our need is however still high as our office keep registering more and more of these victims from these communities which posses a big challenge to meet up.most of the teenage girls and teenage single mothers alongside girls with disability have benefited from our ongoing trainings at the center and the feedback has been so appealing.we are looking forward to improve on this project and add more of these persons trapped in circumstances and disabilities.

TALENT PROMOTION.

We have promoted talents among young people online and offline.Among persons with disabilities we have develop a very powerful football club for amputees in bamenda call defires fc where we have facilitated to take  their skills international.we have also promoted craft and handy works amongst persons with disabilities by providing materials and actively enrolling them to gain knowledge . Our initiative is empowering teenage girls with skills since the outbreak of the crises in Cameroon English speaking zones.

 We are part of the executive club  in Yaounde called Terminators FC for persons with disabilities  from  conception,naming to materials,lunching of the activities for  inclusion and talent promotion of marginalized peersons.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

NYENNEBA Village of Cameroon is in desperate need of health facilities.this mud clinic is the only in the community lacking equipments and other drugs to meet up the high need of health challenges since the escalation of the crises in northwest and southwest of Cameroon.most local clinics have been abandoned or destroyed leading to complete breakdown of medical accessability for persons in this locality.our volunteer Atemkem ZEPHANAIH is a young nurse with disabilities running this mud clinic to safe lives in these village.so far over the years since 2017,this mud clinic have serve more than 1000 people and 50 successful blood transfusion over 100 midwivery at night with the help of a phone touch light or a bush lamp.

Zephanaih works here with a female volunteer to provide health assistance to the endigeneous people.Our impact through this has save many lives

COVID19 INTERVENTION.

Thinkbig has carry out massive intervention during pandemics in Cameroon like covid19 by providing information to the most vulnerable persons giving them covid kits and trauma healing programs.we have also done food distribution with sponsorship from international red cross.so far we have had over five outdoor activities on covid19 in Cameroon with the recent one in yaounde at etugebe Baptist hospital and the outdoor sensitisation in Bamenda.

CLIMATE CHANGE 

We have project a huge program for climate change by setting up a community nursery in the interior community of Batibo in Northwest region of Cameroon.this nursery is having an expert whom we train and sensitise youths on importance of tree planting and protection of the ecosystem.this nusery has different species of trees which we plan to partner with national and international organizations to supply them with high quality tropical trees which  helps to maintains the water table.so far we have nursed 3000 different trees and medicinal plants.

 

PEACE ADVOCACY

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We have carry out many peace workshops in the conflicts zones of Cameroon to encourage and promote sustainable communities with healthy activities among youths and their peers.however,we have carry out special inclusive peace activities among the most vulnerable persons during conflicts who are persons living with a disability.we have done these activities through sports for peace,workshops,campaigns and media advocacy. OUR MEDIA PEACE ADVOCACY ON MY MEDIA PRIME IN CAMEROON

REHABILITATION

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During the outbreak of the crises in northwest and southwest of Cameroon, most persons have lose livelihood and many have become stranded due to displacements and others have lost their arms or limbs and many others victimized due to this carnage.

We have so far rehabilitated more than 100 of these victims directly by providing livelihood and trauma healing programs that have reintegrated many into the society. We have also engage many others into income generating skills that can afford basic needs and many more are happy now.

Most of these victims initially had no idea of computer but now they are improving on I.T skills, embroidery, and many others have learn some handy works that can get them daily bread. Our need is however still high as our office keep registering more and more of these victims from these communities which posses a big challenge to meet up.most of the teenage girls and teenage single mothers alongside girls with disability have benefited from our ongoing trainings at the center and the feedback has been so appealing.we are looking forward to improve on this project and add more of these persons trapped in circumstances and disabilities.

NOW WITH COVID-19 THE RESPONSIBILITY HAS DOUBLED ON DISABILITIES,DISPLACEMENT OF SOME OF THOSE WITH DISABILITIES DUE TO CRISES.

OUTREACH

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OUR IMPACT IS GLARING IN OUTREACH TO THE MOST VOLNERABLE IN CONFLICTS ZONES LIKE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND GIRLS.WE ALSO IDENTIFY AND EMPOWER THEM ON SKILLS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

peace building

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We have carried out a serries of workshops on peace building in our communities... our engaement with other organisations on peace is glaring.

background

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Thematic areas of ThinkBig that is area we are involved in that are mention in our objectives.

  • Poverty reduction (SDG 1)  : we will be fighting poverty in respect to the 3 groups we are working with, that is (vulnerable, living with disability etc).
  • Persons with disabilities: looking at the SDG can build what we want concerning it from the goals

Strategy

  • Build the resilience of persons with disabilities asnd volunable people have equal rights……..( SDG goal 1.4 and 1.5).
  • HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE:

Strategy: we reach out to those affected with unpleased situations like conflicts, outbreak of pandemic, natural disaster, manmade disaster. We think of what to do relief the situation like  occupational, providing psycho-social support and financial relief ie looking for strategies to enhance their standard of living.

  • Social inclusion (General inclusion and special inclusion)
  • Empowerment (emancipation )of people with disabilities
  • Psycho -support
  • Training and marketing on employment skills. This will enable them not only to be employed but also develop the skills in them to be able to do things on their own and can be employed where ever they find themselves.
  • Advocate for the rights of people with disabilities meaning there should be included in leadership and the rest.
  • Finance projects for persons with disabilities: this goes to support persons with disability.
  • Inclusive sports
  • REHABITATION OF VALUABLE PERSONS
  • We promote the rehabilitation of orphans, senior people, vulnerable young women and girls,
  • children IDPs and refugees
  • Quality and inclusive education :
  • To promote quality and equitable quality education and promote lifelong opportunities for persons with disability and vulnerable groups in various domains such as entrepreneurship, agriculture and livestock’s, leadership.
  • Peace and security for all (Goal 16): Promote peaceful inclusive communities for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels for all.

VISION, MISSION, GOAL   AND APPROACH FOR THINK BIG

  1. VISION: giving our lives a meaning through inbuilt talents
  2. MISSION :identify and empower specific talents of young people with disabilities with and without, in enhancing their inclusion in all the development activities

Summary statement

 

THINK BIG is a nonprofit humanitarian association created in Bamenda on the 1th February 2017 and legalized on 3RD Match 2o19 with registration

NO/E.29/1111/VOL.8/ALPAS. Motto: CREATIVITY-HARDWORK-SUCCESS. We have as objective to improve the well being and lifestyle of persons living with disabilities young people and other vulnerable persons. The Goal of the association is; giving our lives a meaning through inbuilt talents, our mission is to identify and empower specific talents of young people with disabilities with and without, in enhancing their inclusion in all the development activities. Drawing from the UNSDGs and African 63 agenda we derived our joy by relieving the pain and suffering of persons with disabilities, young people and other vulnerable through poverty reduction schemes, social inclusion, humanitarian response, equitable quality and inclusive education, peace and security. We believe in partnerships and we are working with SCOs nationally and hope to extend internationally to attain our objectives, so that we can do more to reach out to the pressing needs in our communities. Since inception, think big has been able to foster the participation of persons with disabilities in inclusive sports in Cameroon, promote a community tree nursery on climate change in some villages of northwest, ThinkBig intervene by providing information, education and provision of covid19 kits, provision of food and non food items to internally displace persons with disabilities. ThinkBig has also provided psychosocial support and trauma healing to PWDs and IDPs. ThinkBig is promoting and encouraging information and communication technology among Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), we have also held over 10 workshops training young people on peace building..

 

 

some focus areas.

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Thematic areas of ThinkBig that is area we are involved in that are mention in our objectives.

  • Poverty reduction (SDG 1)  : we will be fighting poverty in respect to the 3 groups we are working with, that is (vulnerable, living with disability etc).
  • Persons with disabilities: looking at the SDG can build what we want concerning it from the goals

Strategy

  • Build the resilience of persons with disabilities asnd volunable people have equal rights……..( SDG goal 1.4 and 1.5).
  • HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE:

Strategy: we reach out to those affected with unpleased situations like conflicts, outbreak of pandemic, natural disaster, manmade disaster. We think of what to do relief the situation like  occupational, providing psycho-social support and financial relief ie looking for strategies to enhance their standard of living.

  • Social inclusion (General inclusion and special inclusion)
  • Empowerment (emancipation )of people with disabilities
  • Psycho -support
  • Training and marketing on employment skills. This will enable them not only to be employed but also develop the skills in them to be able to do things on their own and can be employed where ever they find themselves.
  • Advocate for the rights of people with disabilities meaning there should be included in leadership and the rest.
  • Finance projects for persons with disabilities: this goes to support persons with disability.
  • Inclusive sports
  • REHABITATION OF VALUABLE PERSONS
  • We promote the rehabilitation of orphans, senior people, vulnerable young women and girls,
  • children IDPs and refugees
  • Quality and inclusive education :
  • To promote quality and equitable quality education and promote lifelong opportunities for persons with disability and vulnerable groups in various domains such as entrepreneurship, agriculture and livestock’s, leadership.
  • Peace and security for all (Goal 16): Promote peaceful inclusive communities for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels for all.

VISION, MISSION, GOAL   AND APPROACH FOR THINK BIG

  1. VISION: giving our lives a meaning through inbuilt talents
  2. MISSION :identify and empower specific talents of young people with disabilities with and without, in enhancing their inclusion in all the development activities

Summary statement