COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas)

COCO works in Tanzania and Kenyan schools to improve education. They need primary, secondary school teachers and sport coaches

Where is it?

Songea & Mbinga, Tanzania
Olorte, Kenya

What will I be doing?

You will be working in schools in Tanzania or Kenya to provide sustainable sources of quality education to children living in poor and marginalised communities. COCO works alongside communities in East Africa to provide sustainable solutions to the problems preventing children from accessing education.

What impact would I have?

“The importance of education for children cannot be overstated; education promotes better health, improved self-esteem and the development of skills that are essential for making a living in later life.needs of the world’s less developed countries are coming closer to our doorstep. Each and every one of us has the potential to change the inequalities of the world. You can play your part, however large or small, in eradicating poverty for the most vulnerable children in the world.”

For 100 million children across the globe, poverty prevents them accessing the education they so desperately need. You can play your part in helping others to help themselves. People living in poor countries don’t want hand-outs; they want the opportunity to transform their lives and the lives of their families.

In this increasingly globalised world in which we live, the needs of the world’s less developed countries are coming closer to our doorstep. Each and every one of us has the potential to change the inequalities of the world. You can play your part, however large or small, in eradicating poverty for the most vulnerable children in the world.”

Steve Cram – CBE & Co- founder of COCO

Who would I be working with?

Teachers and children of all school ages.

Minimum Age

18

Accommodation

Arranged through COCO. Usually very basic with estimated cost $10-15

Minimum time

3 months

Extra Costs

Food: Some meals are included but suggest $5 to budget for food