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Oroko – Color Of Roses Medical Mission
The Colors Of Roses Foundation in partnership with Oroko USA, is embarking on a humanitarian Medical Mission to the OrokoLand in 2018.
Chaired by one of her illustrious daughters Dr. Sylvia Dasi, the Colors Of Roses Foundation is requesting all hands on deck for the sons and daughters of Oroko both in Cameroon and the diaspora to assist not only financially but logistically to see that we the beneficiaries make use of this medical gift.
We are hereby asking that you Donate generously towards this endeavor, so that we can meet our financial goals before the end of the year 2017
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Who Are the Orokos
"If there is one thing to acknowledge of the Orokos besides their rich cultural background and natural intelligence, it is their sense of hospitality. This spirit of hospitality has now made them to look like the Achebe’s proverbial lunatics who may be outnumbered even though they own the place. The heterogeneous nature of the ethnic group has also systematically regrouped the various clans into natural characteristics like" ( by Edmund Nofuru)
- The Intelligence of the Balues
- The Wisdom of the Ngolos
- The Oratory of the Batangas
- The Beautiful Queens of Bima
- The Handsomeness of the Mbonges
- The Tolerance of the Bakundus
- The Marvellous Singers of Balondo Banangas
- The Hospitality of the Balondo Badikos
- The Courage of the Ekombes
- The Black Magic of the Bakokos
Meet Your Exco Team ( 2017 - 2019 )
We are passionately committed to serving our folks and upholding our heritage
In this podcast, Tata Dr. Mathew Esona of the Division of Viral Diseases at CDC describes the discovery of a unique Group A rotavirus, isolated from fruit bats in Kenya.
Press Play to listen to this CDC Podcast (Run time = 5:58)
Created: 12/2/2010 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
Mathew .D. Esona, M.Sc, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow Gastroenteritis and Respiratory Virus Laboratory Branch Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop G-04, Atlanta, GA 30333
Important Documents and Sites
- OCA-USA Donates Two 40ft Medical Supplies Containers To Orokoland. By: Edimo Andrew.
- OCA-USA Opens Libraries In Depraved Oroko Areas In Cameroon. By: Edimo Andrew.
- Education in OrokoLand ( By Jackson Nanje)
- Tourism in OrokoLand ( By Dr. Fred Bebe)
- Ndian Division, A Neglected Treasure ( By Edimo Andrew )
- "Welcome" in hindsight is an Oroko contradiction (By Louis Etongwe )
- My Profer on The Oroko World Conference ( Edimo Andrew)
- A brief Analysis of the Oroko Dialect. ( Dan and Lisa Friesen )
- Oroko Bible Translation Project. ( Dan and Lisa Freisen )
- Oroko USA 2016 School Bench Project ( Sammy Diony )
- Oroko National Projects 2009-2011 ( Dr. Mercy Mabian )
- A Profile of the Apostolic Hospital in Banga-Bakundu ( Dr. Fred Bebe )
- National Book Project. ( Dr. Mercy Mabian's - "Knowledge For the Book Of Life" Project )
What our elders say
“It took me a visit to the United States to once again eat plantains the way our fore-fathers used to prepare it. i.e with the skin. But my host, unaware of this delicacy kept apologizing to me.”
“If there is one thing to acknowledge of Oroko people besides their rich cultural background and natural intelligence, it is their sense of hospitality.”
News And Commentaries
The current Anglophone crisis has so far been a true test to see if the Oroko (Ndian Division) politicians will fold into their usual docility again or rise in a rare occasion to speak truth to power. By. Jackson W. Nanje. For close to […]
CLASSROOM BENCH PROJECT IN CAMEROON REPORT: This report is a narrative of how the Oroko-USA Association managed to launch the Classroom Bench Project in Cameroon. The project should be considered to be the first phase of how Oroko-USA can help improve the dilapidated conditions of […]
Although there are many sites of touristic importance in Orokoland, they are yet to be developed, and advertised as such. However, a feature of immediate and growing importance is that of ecotourism. “Ecotourism is a form of tourism that strives to minimize ecological or other […]
Where Are The Orokos?
The Orokos are found in the SouthWest Region of Cameroon, covering a large portion of the Meme and Ndian divisions. They are made up of 10 clans, each speaking their own dialect as shown in brackets.
- Balondo Ba Diko (Londo)
- Balondo Ba Nanga (Londo)
- Balue (Lolue)
- Batanga (Lotanga)
- Bima (Bima)
- Ekombe (Ekombe)
- Mbonge (Mbonge)
- Bakoko (Lokoko)
- Ngolo (Longolo)
- Bakundu (Lokundu)