About our organisation:
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation
(LUKMEF-Cameroon) is an NGO registered in Cameroon
since 1999 with a mission to promote Peace/Non-violence,
social Justice and sustainable development in Cameroon.
The organisation is administered through an international
Board of Directors, an executive organ headed by the
Chief Executive Officer made up of 3 departmental heads
(HD for Projects, HD for Finance/accounting, HD for
and evaluation). Since 1999, the organisation
has completed 29
projects within our three pillars of Peace,
justice and sustainable development.
With funding from Action Aid International, CARE
International, Gender Action (DC), US State Department,
the European Union (PASOC), the British High Commission,
Global Action against War, Counterpart International, The
African Partnership Station (ASP), UN Women, and LUKMEF
Board of directors, the organisation has focused within its
social justice pillar in promoting fair living conditions based
equal rights and the respect of fundamental human rights.
The organisation is a member of many national and regional
networks working to promote human rights such as the
Cameroon Network of Human Rights defenders, the
International Coalition for Responsibility to Protect (IC2P),
the international network for Emergency Peace keeping and
Human rights protection of the UN, Cameroon Civil society
Forum for Democracy. LUKMEF is also the regional focal
point for Dynamique Citoyenne which works to monitor
government policies and actions. All of these connections
have been a major source of strength for LUKMEF project for
the past 12 years..