Key outcomes

Our activities

Since its inception, CCDO has performed various activities and such activities included:
1)     The primary problems in the area include the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, poverty, drought in some areas, incapacitation due to illness, and a growing number of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVCs). To combat these problems, CCDO currently supports approximately 250 OVCs/ MVCs and 103 Women Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) by fulfilling their nutritional and clinical needs and providing them with small soft loans fund , counseling and referral hospital services, tailoring and ICT training that is relevant to their needs, and education
2)     Providing Healthcare to OVCs/ MVCs  and PLWHAs
3)     Ensuring that 250 OVCs /MVCs Complete Basic Education
4)     Providing OVCs/ MVCs with Adequate and Secure Shelter
5)     Improving the Psychosocial Well-Being of 250/MVCs/  OVCs and 1500 PLWHAs
6)     Improving the Nutritional Status and Food Security of OVCs/MVCs  and PLWHAs
7)     Fighting Social Stigma and Improving Legal Rights of OVCs/ MVCs  and PLWHAs
8)     Providing Home-Based Care services.
9)     Have trained 67 New Groups of 620 rural women clients.  The clients were reached in locations such as the cub-Counties of Kihesa, Mtwivila, Gangilonga, Kwakilosa, Mlandege, Nduli, Miyomboni, Ilala, Mlandege, Ipogolo, Igeleke, and Mkwawa wards inIringa Municipality.
10)The rural women were able to access the first cycle of loans of US $ 100 each.  Totaling US ($) 10,000.
11) Three of our Field Officers attended one-week training workshop in Micro-Finance Best Practices organized by Tumaini University at Iringa, Uganda Change Agent Association, and AMFIU – Association of Micro Finance Institutions of Uganda.
12) Trained 35 women in business skills and group management.
13) We are also involved in women and youth energy saving and conservation projects including the project of tree planting, climate change and environmental conservation around Ruaha National Park and Kitulo National Park at Makete Rural District of Njombe Region of Tanzania.
14) Under the program Bake for Life from Uganda Change Agent Association, we train rural women how to bake bread, bans, pans and doughnuts as an income generating activity.
15) Under the program Reducing Community Poverty through Practical ICT Solutions, we trained urban youth and children on ICT poverty solutions programs.
16) Construction of CCDO  School and Professional Development Center that is working to provide vocational training skills to among most vulnerable girls known as early pregnancy girls who failed to complete their Primary School Education and Secondary School (

Our outcomes

1)     Women challenge inequality as change makers for social and economical change.
2)     Women producer groups promote sustainable growth of women agribusiness farming as a business.
3)     Women maize, horticultural crops and rice farmers competitively access markets.
4)     Women rice farmers influence policies for a conducive environment for rice farming as a business.
5)     Increased knowledge and skills of volunteers peer educators on issues related to civic education in Tanzania.
6)     Increased women and community with knowledge and skills and make informed decisions and responsible choices about civic issues and the Tanzania general election.
7)     Around 100,000 men and women sensitized on  good governance and human rights issues, and educated on access to information and freedom of expression through community based events
8)     40,000 students and teachers of secondary schools and colleges have enhanced understanding of fundamental human rights and women awareness on good governance.
9)     50 media persons trained on human rights and women awareness on good governance issues, freedom of expression, access to information and how to report human rights violations against women  and effective follow up
10)50 lawyers trained on human rights and women awareness on good governance issues, and freedom of expression and access to information 
11) 200 Human Rights Forum members trained on women awareness on good governance and human rights issues, freedom of expression, and access to information and how to monitor human rights situation and support victims of HR abuses.
12) Capacity building of 150 representatives of local government on access to information and transparency and accountability.