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People Reading on Mobile Phones in Cameroon: 12,842

People Reading on E-Readers in Cameroon: 200

Book Languages Available: English, French, Adamawa, Hausa (source: Ethnologue)

Cameroon Population: 23.34 Million

Cameroon GDP: $28.82 billion

Languages Spoken: Afade, Aghem, Ajumbu, Akoose, Akum, Ambele, Arabic, ShuwaShow More, Atong, Awing, Baba, Babanki, Bafanji, Bafaw-Balong, Bafia, Bafut, Baka, Bakaka, Bakoko, Bakole, Baldemu, Balo, Bamali, Bambalang, Bambili-Bambui, Bamenyam, Bamukumbit, Bamun, Bamunka, Bana, Bangandu, Bangolan, Bankon, Barombi, Basaa, Bassossi, Bata, Batanga, Bati, Beba, Bebele, Bebil, Beezen, Befang, Bekwel, Bikya, Bishuo, Bitare, Bokyi, Bomwali, Bonkeng, Bubia, Buduma, Bulu, Bum, Bung, Busam, Busuu, Buwal, Byep, Caka, Chungmboko, Cuvok, Daba, Dama, Dek, Denya, Dii, Dimbong, Doyayo, Duala, Dugun, Dugwor, Duli-Gey, Duupa, Dzodinka, Ejagham, Elip, Eman, English, Esimbi, Eton, Evant, Ewondo, Fali, North, Fali, South, Fang, Fang, Fe’fe’, French, Fulfulde, Adamawa, Fulfulde, Mbororo, Gavar, Gbaya, Northwest, Gbaya-Mbodomo, Ghomálá’, Gidar, Gimme, Gimnime, Giziga, North, Giziga, South, Glavda, Gude, Gvoko, Gyele, Hausa, Hdi, Hijuk, Hya, Iceve-Maci, Ipulo, Isu, Isu, Iyive, Jimi, Jina, Jukun Takum, Kako, Kamkam, Kanuri, Central, Karang, Kare, Kemedzung, Kendem, Kenswei Nsei, Kenyang, Kera, Kol, Kolbila, Kom, Koma, Koonzime, Korop, Koshin, Kuk, Kung, Kuo, Kutep, Kwa’, Kwaja, Kwakum, Kwanja, Kwasio, La’bi, Lagwan, Laimbue, Lamnso’, Lefa, Leti, Limbum, Longto, Luo, Mada, Mafa, Majera, Makaa, Malgbe, Malimba, Mambai, Mambila, Cameroon, Manta, Masana, Maslam, Matal, Mazagway, Mbembe, Tigon, Mbo, Mbo’, Mbonga, Mbudum, Mbuko, Mbule, Mbum, Medumba, Mefele, Mendankwe-Nkwen, Mengaka, Mengisa, Menka, Merey, Mesaka, Meta’, Mfumte, Mina, Mmaala, Mmen, Mofu, North, Mofu-Gudur, Mokpwe, Moloko, Mom Jango, Mono, Mpade, Mpiemo, Mpumpong, Mser, Mundabli, Mundang, Mundani, Mungaka, Mungbam, Musey, Musgu, Muyang, Naami, Nagumi, Naki, Ncane, Ndai, Ndaktup, Nda’nda’, Ndemli, Ndoola, Ngamambo, Ngambay, Ngemba, Ngie, Ngiemboon, Ngomba, Ngombale, Ngoshie, Ngwe, Ngwo, Nimbari, Njen, Njyem, Nkongho, Nomaande, Noone, Nubaca, Nugunu, Nyokon, Nyong, Nzakambay, Nzanyi, Oblo, Oku, Oroko, Osatu, Pam, Pana, Parkwa, Peere, Pévé, Pidgin, Cameroon, Pinyin, Pol, Psikye, Samba Leko, Sari, Sharwa, Suga, Swo, Tibea, Tikar, Tiv, To, Tsuvan, Tuki, Tunen, Tuotomb, Tupuri, Twendi, Usaghade, Vame, Vemgo-Mabas, Vengo, Vute, Wandala, Wawa, Weh, Wumboko, Wushi, Wuzlam, Yamba, Yambeta, Yangben, Yasa, Yemba, Yeni, Yukuben, Zhoa, Zizilivakan, Zulgo-Gemzek, ZumayaHide (source: Ethnologue)

Adult Literacy Rate in Cameroon: 71%


Learn about our e-reader programs in Cameroon:


Nascent Solutions

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Location: Bui Division, Northwest Region, Cameroon

Sponsoring Organization: Nascent Solutions Inc.

Launch Date: February 2016

Approximate number of students and teachers: 145

Number of devices: 50 Kindle 7’s

Students’ grade level: Primary 2

Types of books: Storybooks, early reading materials, phonics materials, and leveled readers

Deployment model: Classroom

Do students take devices home: No

The Story: Nascent Solutions is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of the vulnerable in rural Africa to achieve self‐sufficiency. Through a food program for local primary schools in Northwest Cameroon, now coupled with a literacy program and the introduction of digital reading, they hope to improve the impact of education in the area.


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