About CAE -ACE
The Cameroonian Association of Edmonton is a dynamic structure, aspiring to the welfare of people of Cameroonian origin residing in Edmonton. It strives to create an environment favourable to its members’ Professional integration, education, as well as making available to its members an environment that fosters knowledge of cultural values of their new environment.
Furthermore, the community wishes to mark the City of Edmonton’s by its imprint, by participating in a wide variety of city programs, projects and volunteer activities such as the city clean up, educational assistance to children in difficulty, Food Bank, to name a few.
The vision of the CAE-ACE is to allow its members to promote and strengthen a feeling of belonging. A spirit of unity and solidarity in order to foster integration and achievement of full potential in the new land they proudly call home. The ultimate goal is to ensure a clear and strong visibility of the Cameroonian community in Edmonton. This can only be achieved by working closely with all regional associations emerging in town as they promote our cultural diversity by bringing together Cameroonians from the same ethnic area/group.
In other words, our vision is to make our organization a social safety net that would protect today's generation and those of tomorrow from the troubles plaguing black communities around the world and ensure prosperity for the future.
The CAE-ACE main mission is to strengthen the links which unite its members and to serve as interlocutor with the local authorities.
The focus is to serve our local community through empowerment, cultural enrichment, social/professional integration and education of men, women, youth and children. Finally, our mission is therefore to bring the entire community to the highest standards of achievement in all aspects, such as:
Showcase the rich and diversified culture of Cameroonian heritage;
Promote and provide opportunities for organizing friendly and social activities;
Provide a meeting and opportunity to discuss issues affecting community interest;
Foster solidarity and prosperity among community members;
Encourage the values of integrity and respect for oneself and community;
Promote amateur games and exercises for community members;
Promote the Cameroonian business community.
The organization and functioning of the association are governed by 3 core values: INTEGRITY – RESPECT – SOLIDARITY.
Our motto: RUN FOR THE TEAM.