Press Release


January 30, 2020, Washington DC/ South West Region Buea Cameroon — Earth Day Network, which coordinates the annual Earth Day, is today delighted to announce that Association for Community Awareness has become a key partner for 2020.

Association for Community Awareness (ASCOA), a non-profit organization, registered in Cameroon as a Non-Governmental Organization(, with office located at Bonduma, South West Region, Buea, Cameroon, joins thousands of other groups and entities world-wide dedicated to make stepped-up environmental action a corner stone in this crucial year.

Association for Community Awareness aims to fight against HIV-related stigma, peace building, environmental protection, gender base violence and child support. In 2017 the Founder of ASCOA, Linus Ayangwoh Embe, got inspired and create the first branch of ASCOA in the United State of America, during his visit in the State.

Earth Day 2020 comes 50 years after the first Earth Day which, in 1970, mobilized over 20 million citizens to demand action on the environmental challenges of the time.

Today Earth Day is observed in around 190 countries and mobilizes one billion people and close to 100,000 organizations.

The overarching theme for Earth Day 2020, April 22, is action on climate change.

Note to Editors 

About Earth Day Network 

Earth Day Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with close to 100,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy.  

More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Earth Day Network works through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.  For more information, visit 

About Association for Community Awareness

Association for Community Awareness aims to improve the quality of life in underserved communities by building self-reliance. Their goals are to increase availability of healthcare, education, needs satisfaction, and economic opportunity by enabling individuals in a community to reach their full potential.

 For More Information Please Contact– Matt Lefler, Manager, Earth Day Manager – Africa, [email protected]

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For more information about Association for Community Awareness please contact Linus Ayangwoh Embe, Founder & CEO at [email protected] 

For Media Contacts please contact Frida Leyina Voma, [email protected]