2.17. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in CAMEROON
promote initiatives of and for disabled people in Cameroon, to enable them to be reintegrated socially, economically, culturally, and also in sports. In addition to all of this, another way that Promhandicam promotes people with disabilities is to employ them. Over half of our staff are disabled, which we believe clearly demonstrates that disability is not inability.
Saint Joseph's Children and Adult Home (SAJOCAH) is a rehabilitation centre located in Bafut, a village approximately 30 miles north of Bamenda. SAJOCAH is operated by the Tertiary Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi (the Catholic Church) and works in collaboration with Mambu Health Centre and Njinikom Hospital. SAJOCAH provides rehabilitation in the form of physiotherapy and vocational training to individuals with neurological and orthopaedic impairment from all over Cameroon. The centre has an onsite orthopaedic workshop as well as cane, shoe and dress-making workshops run by people with disabilities.
Strategic Humanitarian Services - SHUMAS - Cameroon is a not-for-profit development non-governmental organisation that promotes integrated, holistic, and participatory rural development. It operates in all ten regions of Cameroon. SHUMAS assists poor rural and urban communities in realizing their development objectives through eight different program areas