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Community Children Organisation (COCO) Charity Profile
The Community Children Organization (COCO) is a Non-governmental Organization with the Reg No:SW/GP/02/07/5866 working in home and abroad. Since its inception the organization has been working with children/ youth who are disabled, parents, governmental bodies and intergovernmental bodies in the promotion of handicap, orphans children affairs. Its works to identify the need of disable children, youth especially the rural child, the underprivileged, abandoned and the weaker section of the society through participatory approach. To protect and make known the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through education. -To assist the needy child irrespective of tribe, Origin, sex, religion, in the domain of social welfare. -To protect the child from sexual exploitation and child labour. -Assist children in prisons, orphanages, centers for the disabled and street children. -Organize Youth leadership Training and Youth Exchange Programmes -Actively take part in the prevention of HIV/AIDS especially in children/youths and women.
Community Children Organisation (COCO) Volunteer Information
Volunteer in a Blind Center
This is a multi functional centre catering for the problems of Blind persons. The first major activity of the centre is the nursery and primary school for the Blind. In this Center, 75% of the pupils are totally blind and need specially trained individuals to take care of them. The teachers who teach here have not received this special training (Special Education teacher).
The centre also offers home for more than 30 Blind persons who have been abandoned by their families. The number of Blind persons living here need the modern technique for their handicap situations (Braille-writing, etc). As we have seen above, the centre works basically for the Blind persons and so any person who can help this group of persons to forget their condition will be highly welcomed in the centre. Also, any person coming to the centre must learn how to deal with them because there are very sensitive
WHEN CAN A VOLUNTEER BE RECEIVED?
Volunteers can be received at any time of the year.
NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION
The centre needs the services of both qualified and unqualified volunteers.
Community Children Organisation (COCO) Donation Information
Donations can be made in Kind and in cash
Instruments for the Blinds
Clothes, blanket,toys, etc
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