It has been a busy start to 2017 for COCA as we have launched the entrepreneurial program Paradigm Shift for the second year in a row. This year we have also expanded our scope into two areas- Glenwood as well as Pinetown.Read More
Last Saturday we celebrated our 24 entrepreneurs as they graduated from Module 1 of the Paradigm Shift business course. It really was an amazing morning as all the participants invited family and friends to see them receive their certificates and hear some of the impact the course has had so far.Read More
It's hard to believe that we are almost at the end of our first term of teaching the Neema reading program!
In both KwaCutshwayo Primary School and Durban Children's Home, we have loved spending time with the children and seeing them grow and improve in their reading abilities.Read More
We are so excited to have finally launched our Paradigm Shift entrepreneurship program!
Over the last two weekends, COCA has seen over 50 entrepreneurs complete a Business Experience Course. This BEC is used as an introduction, or stepping stone, to module one of Paradigm Shift's 9 week business course which we will be starting on the 23rd of April.Read More
In the second school term COCA will be starting the Neema course 'Gateway into Reading' in both KwaCutshwayo Primary School and Durban Children's Home.
We are full of excitement for this course as we have become aware of the real need for more reading and literacy programs for second language English speakers. Unfortunately for many children who struggle with reading in their early school years, they are unable to bridge the gap later on and this effects almost every other school subjectRead More
We are so excited to be partnering with Paradigm Shift to run our first entrepreneurship program in April!
We believe that one of the keys to helping the communities we work with is to assist those who are already trying to run a business- or have the desire to start one. When entrepreneurs are given the tools and support to run their businesses well, it gives them the opportunity to support their families and even employ others to do the same.Read More
The beginning of the school year is full of anticipation for children and parents around the country as there is a scrabble for all that is required for the year ahead. Unfortunately for many care givers and parents there is the tough reality that providing their children with new school bags is just not possible.
COCA is has been incredibly lucky over the last few years to have partnered with Keep the Dream Foundation...Read More