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Cameroonian NGO Bringing Communities Into The Digital Age

Cameroonian NGO Bringing Communities Into The Digital Age

As the new reality of remote work is brought in by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cameroonian non-profit organisation Action Lab For Development (ACTLAB) is delivering bespoke and targeted training in computer literacy and administration. ACTLAB was conceived by Jaime Andre...

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Digital Equality – ACTLAB’s UN Submission

Digital Equality – ACTLAB’s UN Submission

The 59th session of the Commission for Social Development will take place in February 2021 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. After receiving special...

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Youth Entrepreneurship Education Project

It is often essential to take a multi-faceted approach in community development so that the needs of participants can be holistically met. With this in mind, we brought together our entrepreneurial courses with an outreach program to deliver an intensive course for 20...

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ACTLAB – BE THE CHANGE!

ACTLAB – BE THE CHANGE!

Cameroon is a diverse and beautiful country with a people of limitless potential. At ACTLAB, we recognise that change begins in the community and apply this belief in practice on a daily basis to improve the lives of Cameroonians through our various programs. Our...

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ACTLAB and Microsoft – Interns4Afrika

We have always believed that the key to successful development is collaboration, and over the years Tobby Vision Computers (TVC) and Acton Lab for Development (ACTLAB) are proud to have welcomed visiting experts to assist in our mission. Most recently we have taken...

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Planting The Seed –  Cornelius’ Story

Planting The Seed – Cornelius’ Story

As Tobby Vision Computers (TVC) and ACTLAB continue to provide invaluable training and support to vulnerable communities in Cameroon, they also look back to where they first began. The birth of TVC came in 2002, stemming from the hard work and passion of Cornelius...

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Moving To The Future By Learning From The Past

Moving To The Future By Learning From The Past

At Tobby Vision Computers, we often speak to our participants on the vitalness of growth - the growth of oneself, our community, and country as a whole. No matter the size of the development, growth always comes from within, with both eyes on the future while keeping...

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Virtual Volunteering –  Melissa’s Story

Virtual Volunteering – Melissa’s Story

Innovation is at the heart of our work so when the opportunity arose to welcome a volunteer on a virtual basis, we were more than excited by the opportunity. After completing almost 15 years of grassroots work, during an evaluation, we decided to source an industry...

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ACTLAB Welcomed By Economic and Social Council of The UN

In August 2020 ACTLAB was honoured to receive Special Consultative status from the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. We are enthused by the opportunity to work alongside ECOSOC, with our shared vision and values, and to continue to deliver...

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Cameroonian NGO Bringing Communities Into The Digital Age

  As the new reality of remote work is brought in by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cameroonian non-profit organisation Action Lab For Development (ACTLAB) is delivering bespoke and targeted training in computer literacy and administration.   ACTLAB was conceived by...

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