The United Nations says humanitarian needs in refugee camps in Cameroon are increasing more than the means they have to take care of them.
But some of the refugees have empowered themselves by making use of resources around them to earn a living for their families. At Gado refugee camp in eastern Cameroon, 200 refugee women have developed a fish pond by a river and are supplying fish not only to people in need in the camp but to surrounding villages.
Boniface Nyado, Head of the World Food Program office in the eastern Cameroon town of Bertoua says the inland fish aqua-culture program was started in the area in June 2017 by the World Food Programme to attend to the needs of CAR refugees and their host communities. Nyando explains: