From reporting news to the sensitization of Cameroonians on how to stay safe from coronavirus pandemic. These are the double functions members of the Cameroon Association of English Speaking Journalists, Douala chapter (CAMASEJ D) are carrying out as the deadly pandemic continues to pose a major threat to the country.Members of CAMASEJ D carried out a sensitization campaign Wednesday April 15th at Mabanda- Bonaberi at Douala 4 municipality.
To the president of CAMASEJ D, the coronavirus pandemic is deadly yet respecting basic hygiene practices effectively bars the way against the virus.
While addressing the population of Mabanda, Moki Charles Linonge said “We have to maintain social distancing, wear our masks always while in a public place, avoid touching our face and wash our hands regularly with soap and clean running water”.
CAMASEJ D donated buckets for washing of hands, soaps and face masks to over three hundred men, women and children that converged on government primary school Mabanda.
The quarter head of Mabanda Tufoin Joseph expressed profound gratitude to the gesture of English speaking journalists in Douala while calling on the population to put the items into good use.
On why Mabanda was selected for the campaign, CAMASEJ D says the quarter is an iminiature of a Cameroonian society as it play host to people from different backgrounds.Besides the donation of the items and sensitization on the field, CAMASEJ D is carrying and online campaign against the pandemic with plans of reaching out to more people with items when possible.Mimi Mefo Info.