RECEWAPEC WORKING ON IMPROVING THE SIGHT OF OLDER PERSONS
RECEWAPEC Eye Care home visit to an ageing mother with visual impediment, carrying out free eye consultation, screening with treatment and distribution of medicated lenses to improve the sight of the ageing ensuring ageing without regrets; ageing with dignity thereby putting a smile on the face of this mother.
MAMI DADA, AN ELDERLY ABUSE ON HEALTH-RELATED CRISIS ASSOCIATE WITH AGEING.
Mama feels rejected, abandoned and an outcast as with her ill-health went and
consulted, thereafter was told at the Hospital that she is sick with old age and
was given no medication and they told her, there is nothing they can do about it.
Offended and bitter, mama returned home and vowed never to go to the hospital again. But thanks to RECEWAPEC, in this Age Demand Action (ADA) program, mama’s hope for a better tomorrow was revived as she participated in the celebration of this special day for the old.
MR. MBANWI JAMES NGALA SUFFERING FROM LOW LIFE EXPECTANCY
Mbanwi James Ngala, an ageing father with low life expectancy
suffering from neglect, poverty, malnutrition and many other
afflictions as a result of the fact that he is old, tired and
frail without strength to make his voice heard and be considered
in social and health protection strategies and policies of the nation,
Mr. Mbanwi feel hopeless and regrets living.
RECEWAPEC, in reaching out to this vulnerable disadvantaged old man, solicits help on his behalf, and hopes that by the grace of God, the welfare and livelihood of Mr. Mbanwi James Ngala will improve so that Pa can enjoy his old age with regrets.
MR. MANGE GIDEON KARNGONG, LIVING IN MISERY AND PAIN
Mange Gideon Karngong, aged 63 living in Ndu, an active ageing man, a farmer engaged in rice farming, lost his family and children, living in misery and pain having no hope of a better tomorrow but RECEWAPEC through its income generating activities (IGAs) empowering older active persons, hopes to help Mr. Mange Gideon Karngong and improve his welfare and livelihood binging hope for the future.
RECEWAPEC at the Tubah Council premises celebrating the commemoration of the international day of older persons distributing equipment such as; wheel chairs, hospital bed and crutches to older persons.
Among the beneficiaries is Mama Nji Angela Mambo,
an ageing mother living in the community of Travelers quarter,
Mankon-Bamenda. Due to age and associated health challenges,
Mama Nji is unable to walk but with the help of RECEWAPEC in
this day celebration, mama benefited and received the gift of
a tricycle to enable her ease her movement thereby improving
her welfare and livelihood.
Thanks to RECEWAPEC mama can move around easily. Praise the Lord!
RECEWAPEC SUPPORTING THE BAMBUI DISTRICT HOSPITAL WITH EQUIPMENT TO IMPROVE WELFARE OF OLDER PERSONS
The Regional Center for the Welfare of Ageing Persons in Cameroon (RECEWAPAEC) reaching out to the Tubah District Hospital in an Age Demand Action campaign in which they supported the Hospital with hospital beds and wheel chairs.
RECEWAPEC groups involved in Income Generating Activities (IGAs)
RECEWAPEC is committed and passionate in alleviating poverty through
the empowerment of active older persons in local communities in income
generating activities such as: pig farming, poultry farming, goat keeping,
bee farming, fish farming, and mushroom cultivation, gardening, etc.
improving the livelihood of the older persons and their standard of living.
We are presently working with twenty-three groups in these activities.