Our four Aftercare Centres reopened in January. It is good to have a safe space where the children can go after school and have fun, a meal and have assistance
Our four ECD Centres opened their doors again in January, with many new little ones joining for the first time.Here they are playing hard, working hard and sleeping hard.
Our School Support Groups have started again in 2024.One of the High school groups in Zwelibomvu having fun together before getting down to some of the more serious discussions about
At the end of November and early December, many year end parties and even some graduations were celebrated in all the Centres and the Groups. Learners from Weavers Nest Preschool
KwaNdengezi U12 Soccer Club were very excited to show off their new soccer kit. The After school club is a project sponsored by McCords Trust. The KwaNdengezi team meets every
In November, 10 unemployed youth from our communities attended a four day Woodworking workshop. Here they are displaying some of their finished products.The youth were also shown how to make
COC in partnership with iKhwezi Lokukhanya Community Resource Centre held a Heritage day event in Zwelibomvu on the 29th September. It was attended by 94 youth and adults plus representatives from
COC in partnership with Thornwood Umphakathi Community Organisation (TUCO) organised a Heritage Day event on the 27th September. Over 100 learners attended the event. A number of our network partners were also
On 1st September COC, together with Love and Care Centre (KwaNdengezi CBO) and Khayalami Network Centre, hosted a Career Expo for learners from Grades 6 to 12 from the three
On 28th August, 4th year students from the UKZN Occupational Therapy department visited COC and shared own ways we could assist children in our programmes who have learning difficulties. Lots of learning
40 High school children from our school group programme, attended a weekend Leadership camp. The purpose of the camps is to equip these teens with the tools necessary to lead
On the 28th of June COC and Sinosizo Siyaphambilie held a joint sports day event which brought together children from both programmes. We thank BMZ for funding the day and the COC and
On 25th June, COC, our partner CBO, Thornwood Umphakathi Care Organisation (TUCO) and other stakeholders held a community campaign for Child Protection week. The ECD and Aftercare children also took part
In July, Thulani Zungu (Project Manager) and Jenny Boyce (COC Board Member) along with representatives from three other partner organisations from South Africa, attended a fundraising workshop in Freiberg, Germany.
Finally we did it: Community Outreach Centre is now online. My Name is Thulani Zungu, I am the Project Manager and I am proud to welcome you to our Website.