Education is the key to better future and more positive outcomes. providing assistance and programs to ensure that every child is able to receive a proper education is one of our foundational principles.
Who We Are
On the 18th of September 2020, Ancella-Mathew Foundation was launch in the United State of America, France, Abu Dhabi, and Cameroon unanimously to commemorate our parents. We saw the need to let the world know the good works of our amazing parents and to commit ourselves to continue their legacy. Our name is the acronym ANMAF representing the Middle names of our mother and father; Mami Ancella and Paa Mathew. Our logo of the Iroko tree symbolism in the African context the following standards: Density for dedication, extreme durability & toughness for strength, and purity for transparency and concentration.
The Ancella-Mathew Foundation creates Community Out-Reach Programs (COR), and looks to showcase Cameroon/African Culture in the diaspora. We partner with other organizations to showcase & exchange cultural values, promote and educate members, communities and the public on the need for financial planning & savings. We actively work to enhance health, education, as well as curb hunger and hardship through sponsorship.
We envision a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future.
Our Core Values
What We Believe
We maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and value transparency and honesty in our communications, relationships and actions.
We hold ourselves accountable for the quality and lasting results of our work and for the commitments we make to our beneficiaries, partners, donors and each other.
We value and celebrate the unique and diverse talents, experiences and perspectives of everyone, and treat our beneficiaries, partners, donors and each other with sensitivity and respect.
We go beyond conventional and approaches, so that new possibilities and innovation can flourish to ensure real and lasting positive change.
What We Do
The Ancella Mathew Foundation will initially focus on the following outreach programs and activities to vulnerable communities primarily in Cameroon. These programs embody the values of our parents and will ensure their legacy will be well maintained through the foundation and these services.
The foundation will look to provided medical assistance to the sick for free. This includes, medical equipment and resources, medical training programs and seminars on improving and recognizing medical health issues in our communities that can be easily remedied with the right knowledge and assistance in place.
Through the foundation, we will promote economic empowerment by providing income generating activities, resources, and training programs. We will work closely with organizations to provide the necessary economic tools and aide to help elevate the economic opportunities of those in communities in need.
The foundation through charitable contributions, partnerships with organizations, and outreach efforts, will offer a variety of food assistance resources to communities in need. Including farm produce, farm equipment, programs on sustainable farming, as well as establishing temporary food banks in times of crisis.
Mami Ancella and Pa Mathew were born in are small village of Luh in Donga/Mantung Division of the NW Region of Cameroon in Central Africa. They got married in 1955 and were blessed with nine children amongst whom were eight (8) girls one (1) boy. Their main occupation was light trading and farming from which they were able to raise the children and many others. Both being lovers of western education, they decided to educate all their children with the intention of making their success their inheritance which actually worked out very well. Pa Mathew being a quarter-head, had other children from multiple wives, and in all, he left behind an empire for his legacy. Today together, we are grateful to God Almighty for giving us such incredible parents by creating a Foundation in their name for founding the Ancella-Mathew Organization.
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