COET (Caretakers of the Environment Tanzania) is an NGO based in Mwanza, buy cialis Tanzania. Its work focuses on 3 projects.
1) Kuleana Street Children’s Centre, an emergency drop in centre in Mwanza city which provides shelter, food and emotional support to boys living on the street. The centre’s main aim is to reintegrate the boys back to a safe environment with their families.
2) Binti Maringo Restaurant is a source of revenue for Kuleana which also runs a vocational training programme teaching hospitality and catering to boys and girls from the street.
3) Tanzanian Street Children’s (TSC) Sports Academy. The academy runs teams for local children who train and play at 4 different age groups – under 12, U14, U17 and U20. It also holds sessions to encourage and teach teamwork and life skills to the players and in local schools. Through the basis of this programme COET were able to send a team to compete in the inaugural 2010 Street Child World Cup in South Africa, going all the way to the final only to lose out to winners India.
Tanzania is located just south of the equator in East Africa, bordering Kenya and on the Indian Ocean Coast. Tanzania’s administrative capital (Dodoma) is much smaller and often confused with the country’s main city and commercial capital Dar es Salaam. The population currently stands at 46 million (Source, World Bank) and is projected to rise to over 50 million by 2015. Its main exports include agricultural commodities such as coffee and cotton as well as mining products including gold.
Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world and studies showed 67% of the population living on less than $1.25/day.
Population: 45 million (UN 2010)
Languages: Swahili, English
The team won the boys’ tournament and were welcomed home to Tanzania by their Prime Minister and constitutional parliament. The parliament was even suspended to congratulate the team. On their arrival in Mwanza, the team was greeted by a cavalcade of 80 vehicles. COET has been been offered new land for its shelter for street children, and one member of the team now plays for the U15 national team.
Team Tanzania’s main sponsor is MOIL.
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