Alone, we can do little; together, we can do so much.
EATING food of many colors is the key to living a healthy lifestyle
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Who We Are...
The J & A Oben Foundation was created to fulfill the wish of its founders, Mrs. Anne Oben and her husband, Professor Julius Oben, to help:
- Children (distressed or abandoned boys and girls)
- Elderly people who need a better quality of life;
- Malnourished and /or disabled persons (young and old) such as those found in hospitals, prisons, retirement homes, refugee camps and even internally displaced persons.
The founders and the members consider the J & A Oben Foundation as a means to facilitating initiatives, as well as facilitate meeting with other stakeholders interested in: Sharing complete well-being for the poor. The development of dietetics and the fight against malnutrition; as it is common knowledge that there is no better medicine for the body than adequate nutrition.
To bridge the knowledge gap between food availability and a healthy lifestyle; raising awareness on the link between optimal nutrition, health and quality of life in Cameroon, Africa and the world.
To stand out in building a better world for all where social status is not an obstacle to good nutrition, well-being and longevity.
Promote health for all through the development of dietetics and nutrition, which are both the foundations of preventive medicines and essential for curative medicines.
Help malnourished children by providing them with a balanced diet made up of local food products.
Provide essential health care and nutrition to the elderly, the disabled, abandoned and socially disadvantaged families.
Help young boys and girls in distress by providing them with training enabling them to meet their breadwinning needs.
Offer scholarships to orphans and children of the very poor who excel in their fields of study.
Initiate, encourage or participate (through its branches) in the training of dietetics and nutrition professionals.
Improve (through its specialised branches) the teaching of dietetics and nutrition in universities and vocational schools by offering scholarships to the best learners.
Build a modern agricultural project to produce fruits, vegetables and medicinal plants to encourage research.
Prof Julius E Oben
Ms Malaika Doualla