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Bringing books to all the children

One of our objectives is to ensure that the most vulnerable children of poor family groups in the Center region where our structure is located have access to books and educational activities. We also aim to expand our network to other regions of Cameroon and to rural areas.

Encourage the personal development of each child.

We collect all used or new books and materials to supply our local library in which other activities take place such as: activities for babies and toddlers, reading workshops and activities for children, foreign language courses for adolescents, training session on specific cultural subjects and many other projects.

Join us today to learn all about volunteering and donating options.

Get To Know Us

Paving the Road Towards a Better Future

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Afidi is a charity first founded to help children in Cameroon getting access to the educative materials. Education for all the children  is our priority. Today Afidi is also running several activities for local community to help ease the suffering of those we work with. Contact us to learn more about what you can do to help, and become a part of the change by donating or volunteering today.

Key important facts in Cameroon

What is the education like in Cameroon?

Structure of the educational system

The educational system in Cameroon is divided into primary (six years, compulsive), middle school (five years), secondary (high school, two years), and tertiary (University). The academic year runs from September to June, at which time, end-of-year-examinations are always written.

These statics show us the importance today to keep running reading and educational activities alongside the population to increase the literacy rate and improving the education level.

In 2018, adult literacy rate for Cameroon was 77.1 %. Adult literacy rate of Cameroon increased from 41.2 % in 1976 to 77.1 % in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 19.57%, but, the access to books is often difficult and remain expensive for most of the families.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world "

Nelson Mandela


Handi-up Association and Afidi have teamed up for an inclusive world and for access to a quality education for all. Allow any child, regardless of their psychomotor situation, to access our activities, library, events. You can help by donating :

  • school materials, books of all kinds;

  • braille material;

  • crutches;

  • wheel chairs;

  • financial donations for our actions.

Requesting Your Support

Donate materials

Change a Life

Are you looking to support Afidi? We’d love to receive your help. If you live in the London, Paris or Geneva area we can collect materials at your house. For any donation outside the cities above you can send them by post at the address indicated on this website.
Thank You.

Financial help

Support Us

You don't have books or school materials to donate and you want to make a positive impact ? It really is as simple as making a donation. No amount of time or money is too small or too large! We appreciate all the help you can provide and guarantee that it will be put to excellent use. 

Bank account details ; AFIDI
Sort code : 23-05-80
Account number : 49146841
Bank address : One Southampton Row - London WC1B 5HA

IBAN:  GB37MYMB23058049146841


Help Us Make a Difference

If you feel moved by the causes Afidi promotes, we would very much appreciate your support. Set up your donation to Afidi today. It’s easy and most importantly, it will make a major difference in the lives of so many who are in need of help.

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