Aumazo, Inc.

Rating: 4.8 stars   82 reviews

Address:

PO Box 9404 Silver Spring MD 20916 USA

Mission:

Our organization’s mission is to empower girls with high school education by building better school infrastructure and ensure that they are given the opportunities to succeed in life by the time they leave our school. Many rural girls have no access to high school education in Cameroon for a lack of appropriate infrastructure. By building its own school, Aumazo, Inc. will help girls stay in school by providing them with an environment conducive to learning, an environment that nurtures their capacities to make a difference in their lives and in their communities.

Results:

Our first school is under construction in the rural village of Bankondji in Cameroon. To date, much progress has been made in promoting the school to the regional community. In 2012, after establishing the ZOMA the construction company which revenue will sustain the operating costs of the school, we completed the library/study building and built concrete slab floors for the entire school building. In 2013, we also benefited from a continued Pro Bono Consulting Service at George Washington University. In 2014 and in collaboration with the RM Sovich Architecture firm based in Baltimore, Maryland, we worked on the new school design that is relevant to the rural environment. The same year, we established an ongoing working partnership with the Barrie School in Silver Spring.

Target demographics:

Disadvantaged Rural Girls in Cameroon/Africa

Direct beneficiaries per year:

8 families regain their financial freedom by providing job at our construction site

Geographic areas served:

International

Programs:

Aumazo is building safe and welcoming boarding schools for girls, with well-equipped classrooms, adequate sanitation facilities, a gymnasium, a library/study and computer room. Access to a better infrastructure and an improved school environment for young women means: increased safety, a reduction in dropouts, improved learning, higher self-esteem, more self-worth, and the development of our future leaders.

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301-244-9238
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Rating: 5 stars  

The progress of this non profit foundation has been exceptional. The founder Jacqueline Audige works tirelessly to bring development and progress to Cameroon and Bakondji. She has a team on the ground constantly coordinating with her efforts. The girls to whom she is building schools are lucky to have her as an example. If you are looking to help and donate then you can not go wrong with Aumazo, Inc.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

Aumazo is the real deal. This organization really does help young girls in Cameroon by building schools one brick at a time. Education is the key to a better life and I approve of this message.

Watch the videos on www.aumazo.org if you don't believe me. ;)

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Aumazo has been keeping its audience informed, in the loop. There have been multiple fundraising efforts in the form of events and sponsor vettings all year long. The team's diligence and efforts reflect the heart that beats and lives inside of Aumazo, Inc. Every day they get one step closer to launching the first boarding school and so many people are invested and counting on it! Go Aumazo!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This organization is ran by a determined CEO with a very aspiring goal to grant education to those who cannot afford it. I worked with the organization more than several times, and I got very invested in helping out and seeing success for everyone out there in the struggling rural areas. Everyone deserves an education, and everyone should come out and support great causes such as this! No passionate voice deserves to be ignored, and this organization is certainly no exception.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

AUMAZO est un très bon projet. Les jeunes filles camerounaises qui vont en bénéficier pourront accroître leurs connaissances et étudier dans de très bonnes conditions afin de trouver plus tard un bon emploi qui leur correspond. Ce qui profitera non seulement aux filles du Cameroun mais aussi à toutes les jeunes filles des pays limitrophes.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This is a very great project that will enable young girls to learn, to develop and reinforce their skills and their knowledge; all this, in the best possible conditions.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

AUMAZO, cet organisme dont l'enjeu social des ambitions n'est plus à démontrer, reste l'espoir d'une communauté qui entend faire sa mue complète avec la ferme optique d'être un maillon à l'émergence qu'aspire le pays.
Forte de ses ambitions, AUMAZO participe à l'évolution des habitudes de la population, qui a soif de ce nouveau monde avec ses nouvelles façons.
l'envergure des évènements nous commande de penser que au delà du savoir faire ,nous avons ici tout un système d'instruction qui va ressusciter des vies entières.
Va de l'avant AUMAZO!!!

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This Great non-profits will combat rural exodus and will enable the development of Bankondji. A wonderful Organisation which will also allow young girls from bankondji & areas an education for a profession.Aumazo inc is used to regular events in order to enlarge the impact of it.Sure of the great effects within the community & I really hope the project will achieve its goals.Happy 5th anniversary! wish you success.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The project has an ideal & vital importance

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

No changes.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the effects within the people of bankondji the project will have

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

determined & engaged

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

achieve its goals, i think

Ways to make it better...

I had more information about the project

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

to empower girls to reach their dreams

One thing I'd also say is that...

enlarge the impact they will be able to have by regulars events as they are used to.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Aumazo est un projet excellent pour le développement de l’Afrique en général, nous souhaitons un grand succès au projet et nous vous soutenons.
Salutations distingués.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Still a great organization and cause to support. Girl education is extremely important and its great that organizations like Aumazo, Inc. are working towards guaranteeing that every girl gets the opportunity to get a good education. Go Aumazo!!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Love the work that all that my fellow folks put into and i'm happy to lend a hand as well! Cheers for Aumazo, things're lookin' up for all of them!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Aumazo Inc. is a nonprofit organization, which it's main purpose is to promote education and equal opportunities for individuals in developing countries. In my opinion, it serves a very good purpose for opening up opportunities for others around the world. I was a volunteer at one of the fundraisers, and I was deeply moved by the presentations of young Cameroonian girls not getting fair and equal education and services. I have done the best I can to support the organization's goal of mainly promoting education and equality. I would recommend checking out the website and make a donation. Any donation made will be greatly appreciated, even if it's only a penny! But don't just donate, try to be a part of the organization and tell others about it to help Aumazo reach it's goal.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

A few fundraisers, making a few donations myself.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Presenting a band that was attending a fundraiser.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Mostly adults, coming from many, many places.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I had such a wonderful time volunteering for Aumazo! A very nice organization composed of very humble people who want to help move a new generation forward! Five stars all the way!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

As a previous administrative assistant for Aumazo, Inc., I can say first hand that this organization is true to their mission and strive to help these girls obtain an education at all cost. Regardless of all obstacles, they still push through and never give up nor look back. It is a great organization and the founder is an inspirational and incredible person. This organization deserves more recognition and support for the work they are doing!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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