A photo of the trench that was dug Community Library: Empowerment. Access. Education. library plot Desk Delivery

The Collective for Orphan Care and Education

Org #71051
Vetted since 2020 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2005
year founded
$31,084
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our mission is to build a world where rural Kenyan youth possess the knowledge, power and tools necessary to lead healthy, safe and productive lives. COCE embraces a change strategy utilizing community-driven strength based approaches to leverage local and external resources needed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable youth, including AIDS orphans, living in rural Western Kenya. We believe in the value of family and community networks and seek to strengthen their ability to provide for and support youth in accomplishing their goals. We also believe in the already existing social capital of low income, rural communities. Thus, COCE seeks to create lasting effects by empowering the most... read more

Projects (4)

COVID-19 Kenyan Student Relief Fund
Kenya / COVID-19
Donate a Desk and Change a Life
Kenya / Education
 
Project Leaders
Eusebius Small
Eusebius Small
Ashley Palmer
Ashley Palmer
Karla Arenas-Itotia
Karla Arenas-Itotia
Team
Jackson Ochwila
Organization Information
PO Box 14902
Houston, TX 77221
United States
8323068090
Organization Information
PO Box 14902
Houston, TX 77221
United States
8323068090

Project Reports

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Jun 22, 2021
Staying Grounded - Library Project Update
To get the ground ready for our future library and headquarter, in April, the Collective for Orphan Care and Education (COCE) hired local day laborers to fence off the property’s perimeter. This...
Apr 27, 2021
Spring Has Sprung; Library Work Has Begun
In March 2021, initial steps were taken to prepare the future site for COCE’s community library space. A fence was established around the perimeter of the property and vegetation was planted....
Dec 30, 2020
Providing the Building Blocks for Literacy
In September 2020, we launched fundraising efforts for COCE's primary project in 2021 -- building a community library that provides books and study space to youth in rural...
 
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