Children Care Development Organization (CCDO)

Iringa, Tanzania, Africa
Children Care Development Organization (CCDO) is a non profit organization working in Tanzania Mainland. CCDO it was established in 2010 and got registered in 13rd April 2010. CCDO operates in Southern Highlands of Iringa and Njombe Regions in Tanzania.

Volunteering Activities

Agriculture Work
Refugee Support

What We Need

We need Volunteers in these fields of work below:
Teach English to our nursery, primary school, vocational training and entrepreneurial development activities.
Sports and leadership
Fundraising campaign for plastering our three constructed school classrooms
Business development
Rural community outreach program
Project proposal writing
Cinema production, video production and editing including DVD documentary making
Health, hygiene and sanitation
Environmental conservation
Assistant administration
Training the youth on entrepreneurial skills
Establishing recreation and business center
Forming youth’s network of Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs)
Training youth on civic education and leadership development skills
To run professional trainings (tailoring, hairdresser, crafts, informatics, cinema shooting and production), to promote community development through support to local community initiatives to improve the standards of living of the population,
Training youth on vocational skills training (metal fabrication, ICT, carpentry, tailoring, saloon), and to run a didactic cinema,
Empower local communities to search for and identify ways of addressing their developmental needs through educating and supporting young people to become effective agents of change
Promote gender equality through equally participation in all development activities
Support HIV/AIDS children and affected families,
Conducting vocational training on tailoring and embroidery to 140 adolescent girls
Conducting vocational training on mobile repairing to the 60 poor youth
Conducting vocational training on welding to the 50 interested youth
Conducting skill training on four wheeler driving to the 40 poor youth
Conducting vocational training on electrical to the 70 poor youth
Conducting vocational training on motor mechanics to the 70 poor youth
Conducting skill training on carpentry to the 150 poor youth
Conducting skill training on hair dressing and making to the 200 adolescent girls
Conducting skill training on horticultural agribusiness to the 450 poor youth
Building linkage with financial institutions, vendors, marketing agencies and other stakeholders, lacing trainees in various organizations for self employment
Building linkage with financial institutions, vendors, marketing agencies and other stakeholders.
Support us in developing dignity diaries for our EU collaboration project of refugee integration through dignity, health and enterprise.
For the implementation of the vocational training in entrepreneurial skills to target schools and caregivers income ge skills and generating groups including, microfinance and youth SACCOS for different targeted youths business clubs.
Organize the practical entrepreneurship training such as handcrafts for most vulnerable children (MVC) caregivers and MVC youth business clubs in Program Areas.
Train MVC caregivers and targeted youth on microfinance and loan lending on how connect with microfinance and establish businesses at the family level or group association and business level
For the implementation of the early childhood care to kindergarten in 8 schools by applying the interactive model Peace Flame primary school use. This will be done through capacity by providing basic / formal education to children between the age of 2-10 years old.
For the implementation of our collaboration project of refugee integration through dignity, diaries, health and employability (RITDHE). This project is funded by the EU. This project is an international with 9 international organization where 2 organization are from Tanzania and South Africa, and the remained organization are coming from London, Spain, Italy, Greece, and French.


When & Who

At anytime
3 months up to 1 year depending on their interest to stay and work with us. A volunteer can stay with us even 3 years and above depending on his/ her experts and its contribution in project writing that can enable the CCDO to apply a volunteer working permit from our President's Office in Dar es Salaam for further Government procedure.

What we Provide

Types: Volunteer House

We provide free house, and also we have a vehicle that a volunteer can use during weekend days and working hours. They can use our vehicle for their private activities if they will want to travel to the Ruaha National Park or elsewhere they wish but they will need to buy fuel from their own cost.

Types: Variety

African food such as rice, ugali, chicken meat and beef meat

Wifi & Satellite

Depends on the availability of our ongoing project opportunities based on the CCDO financial policy

Our Fees

$20 daily
$200 One-time

Volunteers can share cost with the CCDO for food, electricity and water bills, and only $100 per each month for house rent cost while the remained cost can be covered by the CCDO.

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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees

The volunteer at the CCDO shall be responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel, specifically including all airfares or other transport costs to and from the host country, as well as any local transport costs. It shall be the responsibility of the volunteer to carry all necessary documents when traveling abroad. While CCDO may advise the volunteer on required travel documentation, CCDO is not responsible for any supporting documents necessary for the volunteer’s travel needs or other purposes. Volunteers are responsible for ensuring their travel documents are up to date and valid for travel.
CCDO does not provide the volunteer with insurance of any kind. Travel insurance is mandatory for each volunteer, and the volunteer will purchase this prior to departing on the trip. The volunteer is solely responsible for evaluating and determining the type, extent and levels of any insurance coverage they need or desire for their planned volunteer travel period. This must cover their entire travel period.
Payment of registration fees confirms a volunteer’s acceptance onto one of CCDO’s volunteer programs. Registration fees are not transferable to other persons and further details are set out on our website.

Contact Person

Majaliwa Mbogella
P.O.Box 1751 Kihesa-Iringa, Tanzania/East Africa, Iringa, Tanzania.
20% response rate

Other Ways to support us

Traditional cooking class, swahili language

Charges mentioned above will cover the cost of printing learning materials that will be used by the volunteers interested in learning on how to cook African food, as well as for Swahili language printing materials


We should be very happy to be assisted any types of humanely donation or the completion of our constructed school and vocational training including small donation for our school children and such donation can be in form of
exercise books, school bags for our school children, soccer balls, netball balls, basket balls and volleyballs, shoes, school uniforms and school fees, as well as used school van for our school project.
Our Address:
Children Care Development Organization
P.O.Box 1751 Kihesa-Iringa, Tanzania / East Africa

Additional Info about Us

5 to 10 people

Management and administration, project writing and fundraising, teaching, to care child, supervision and school construction activities. Conducting meetings with local communities including the issues of training tour guide.


We should be happy to get any volunteers interested in teaching, fundraising, proposal writing, research and helping poor people economically and financially especially vulnerable children and those living with HIV/AIDS

Teaching, administration and management, vocational training and entrepreneurship skills knowledge transfer to our disadvantaged youth living under poverty and unemployment, fundraising and sports development activities, including training activities

CCDO is a resource organization registered with the Government of Tanzania to operate as a national NGO in accordance with its governing Constitution. It provides high quality technical and management support to the institutions/concerns working in development sectors primarily targeting poor and underprivileged people with a mission statement to strengthen local community competency to the promotion of education, primary health care and development to deprived members of the societies through capacity building, provision of handcraft industries and vocational training to impaired children, poverty reduction, promoting human rights and advocacy skills, community mobilization skills, and mitigation of the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS in selected communities in Tanzania.
Our vision is to promote the standards of living in misery rural households improved through self-reliant participatory efforts of members of those households.
CCDO has major areas of work: Supporting community based adaptation initiatives to cope with the adverse effects of climate change and environmental protection, increasing women’s awareness on good governance in Tanzania, reducing youth poverty through practical ICT solutions, supporting Tanzanian youth for employability training through Vocational Training Skills, tree planting for biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement through cultural heritage and tourism promotion, research, monitoring and Evaluation, Training and Capacity Building, women empowerment through VICOBA formation.
Recent activities of CCDO focused on creating an enabling environment for the youth of Tanzania so that they can be self - dependent, contribute to the development of the area and be an active participant in development effort of the nation.
Specific activities are to inculcate entrepreneurial skills in the youth through the establishment of most vulnerable children (street children) sports 4 employability and enterprise recreation centre , to make youth self-employed, and initiate the youth to be engaged in sporting activities, tree planting and environmental conservation, small business (micro-credit revolving fund), training in entrepreneurial skills, vocational skills training (tailoring & embroidery, carpentry, welding, motor mechanics, masonry and horticultural agribusiness skills), a didactic cinema, ICT enterprises and other similar innovative and creative projects.