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Amba Farmers Voice

Transforming Agriculture, Practical Simple Technologies

Fairfax, VA   |  www.ambafarmersvoice.org

Mission

Our mission is to ensure that every Southern Cameroonian farmer and refugee has access to practical & quality agricultural education to increase food production during this time of civil war.

Ruling year info

2021

Dr.

Isaac Zama

Main address

5404 Charleston Woods Dr

Fairfax, VA 22032 USA

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EIN

85-4076166

NTEE code info

Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C. (K99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Amba Farmers Voice

Amba Farmers Voice (AFV) is an Agricultural Education program produced in collaboration with SCBC TV to assist Southern Cameroons farmers & refugees with skills & appropriate technology to increase food production during this time of war declared on them by LRC. Southern Cameroons is endowed with fertile agricultural land and hard workers, but most farmers still practice subsistence agriculture, due to lack of information, capital and extension services.

Our mission is to ensure that every Southern Cameroonian farmer & refugee has access to practical & quality agricultural education to increase food production.

Population(s) Served
People of African descent
Low-income people
Extremely poor people
Internally displaced people
Refugees and displaced people

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

GlobalGiving 2021

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Amba Farmers Voice

Board of directors
as of 01/18/2024
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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/21/2021

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Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/10/2022

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.