you’re wondering how Ascovime does its work on the ground, this video pretty well encapsulates it. The scenery, music, makeshift equipment and transport, and a jovial attitude are all represented in this fine work. Credit to TristanChampion for ... read more
Today, Ascovime has achieved two major milestones with one big donation: 100 donors and over $5000 raised. This is a nice goal and is a testament to the grassroots nature of this small organization. Everyone out there is chipping in a little bit and... read more
The mission of Ascovime is to provide rural populations in Cameroon with healthcare and educational supplies, all free of charge. Ascovime functions to achieve this goal in a rather unique way compared to other humanitarian organizations – all mem... read more
For those of you that understand French out there, here is a nice little slideshow that was put together by the folks in Paris. They are the original Ascovime and have been working diligently throughout the years to support the medical teams on the grou... read more
Exploitation of the poor is a long standing tradition among empires throughout history. From the Roman empire to that of Imperial Japan prior to World War II, killing and enslaving peoples in order to steal natural resources has been common practice. ... read more
I don’t like mosquitoes. They buzz in your ear, suck at your blood, and worst of all are carriers of malaria in tropical parts of the world. Since no one likes malaria either, the name of the game is avoiding mosquitoes altogether. My previous pos... read more
If you’re planning a trip to Africa, South/Central America, or Asia, malaria is a legitimate concern. Malaria is a very serious parasitic infection that kills about 1 million people annually and is transmitted by mosquitoes. However, there is good n... read more
Practicing medicine in the jungles of Africa requires a certain flexibility that is hard to imagine here in the U.S. or western Europe. However, thanks to the existence of youtube, we can see the challenges that face doctors in remote places all over th... read more
Many large nonprofit humanitarian organizations are fortunate enough to receive donations that cover their costs as well as pay employee salaries. While this is great for the organization, it isn’t necessarily ideal for donors because a major portion of... read more
For the third year in a row, a team of students from Drexel University College of Medicine are embarking on volunteer mission with Ascovime to Cameroon. This summer they will work with humanitarian leader Dr. Georges Bwelle, who is a Cameroonian surgeon, ... read more
Ascovime is a Cameroonian, non-profit organization based in Yaoundé. The organization solely operates on voluntary work. Our mission is to fight illiteracy and diseases in the rural parts of Africa, specifically in Cameroon, by providing free medical care and school supplies.
Ascovime is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Ascovime Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 46-2227362.