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April 20th 2013

Pta Meeting At EID

On April 20th 2013, a PTA meeting was held at the EID campus with major issues discussed and addressed regarding the well-being of the students. Parents were thrilled with the progress of the graduating class.

April 1st 2013
Visits From Donors

Several donors visited the EID campus on April 1st to see firsthand what progress was being made in improving the school and also pledge their continued support to EID and its mission.

April 13th - 15th 2012
CDEO attended the Global Health and Humanitarian Summit in Atlanta, GA

In April 2012, CDEO will attended the Global Health and Humanitarian Summit held at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. The Executive President, Mr. Ebot Ntui Ogork presented a paper on The challenges of Deaf Education in Cameroon; A Case of Ephphatha Institute for the Deaf, Kumba, Cameroon.

February 2011


EID receives Mr. Joseph Fette, Political and Economic Officer to the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon

In February, the Ephphatha Institute for the Deaf was honored to receive Mr. Josepth Fette. Mr. Fette had the opportunity to visit ongoing EID projects.

August 2010


CDEO, GDC and IYVF present paper to Cameroon Government

In August, CDEO in partnership with Global Deaf Connection, MN, USA and Integrated Youth Volunteer Foundation, Bamenda, Cameroon, presented a paper, the Cameroon State of Deaf Education Research Project Situational Analysis to the Cameroon Government. This was to further the implementation of Law No. 2010/002 of April 13th 2010 relating to the Protection and Welfare of Persons with Disabilities.

July 2010


CDEO celebrates 15th Anniversary!

In July, CDEO celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style with an arts festival and sports activities under the distinguished patronage of the Ministers of Social Affairs and Culture.

September 2009


CDEO creates a Network of NGOs Deaf Institutions

In September, CDEO successfully created a network of Deaf schools in Yaounde, Cameroon to further the exchange of ideas and experiences.

August 2009


CDEO attends Special Needs Education International Conference in Calabar, Nigeria!

In August, CDEO was honored to attend the Special Needs Education International Conference hosted at the University of Calabar, Nigeria.

21st July 2007


CDEO Celebrates 12th Anniversary!

On the occasion of the 12th anniversary of CDEO, the Board of Directors wishes to thank all CDEO partners both at home and abroad for past and present financial and material support. The Board calls on Cameroonians at home and in the diaspora, national and international charitable organisations, for better support of CDEO programmes. The CDEO seeks to intensify its networking with national and international organisations in the following areas: fundraising, the search for both deaf and hearing qualified volunteer teachers, the introduction of special education in Cameroon, as well as in the search for volunteer researchers for Cameroon Sign Language surveys.