CCY stands for Caring from Childhood to youth and primary work with orphan children and children in the need of support.

In Tanzania we work with individual acute help as well as towards a sustainable future. On the countryside in Tanzania are CCY running an orphanage and a primary school. The orphanage is committed to a care approach where family care is primary and support the children to closely stay in contact with families. CCY english speaking primary school was completed in 2013 and have a focus on creative thinking and problem solving.

In Sweden CCY is a non-profit organisation and responsible of communication and fond-raising. CCY in Tanzania is responsible of the operations in Tanzania.

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CCY står för Caring from Childhood to Youth och jobbar i första hand med föräldralösa barn samt barn i behov av särskilt stöd

I Tanzania jobbar CCY med såväl akut hjälp som långsiktig och hållbar utveckling. I byn Bumilayinga drivs ett barnhem som är en storfamilj där alla hjälper till och bryr sig om varandra. Därifrån utgår även våra mer akuta samhällsinsatser som kommer ur ett nära samarbete med den lokala byledningen. I vår engelsktalande grundskola som öppnade 2015 är kreativt tänkande i stort fokus och vi har nolltolerans mot barnaga vilket vi tyvärr är ganska ensamma om. CCY i Sverige är en ideell förening och vårt jobb är att marknadsföra samt samla in medel till CCY i Tanzania som på plats driver verksamheterna.

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Nyheter

This is the second blog post.

Orphanage

Orphanage in Bumilayinga

Our journey in the Bumilayinga village started in 2011, when we saw the need of help in a hard AIDS-affected parental generation. With help of collected capital from Sweden, an orphanage was completed in April 2013 and in October the same year it became a home to 14 orphans. Today our orphanage is a home for 24 children and three housemothers. Each year we grow, in the number of children, as in knowledge and love. We argue, cry, fight, laugh and we play together, but especially we are thankful for that in all this tragedy something beautiful came around.

Goal
Our children will eventually be able to make their own living in the society, at the time they finish school we want to help them with constinues studies, start their own business or in other ways follow their dreams.

Achievement
On the orphanage there are daytime personnel working monday to friday as well as three women living in the house. They help out with everything from fetching water, dishes, cooking, cleaning and healthcare, Every month we buy many hundreds of kilograms rice, beans, cornflower, vegetables, sugar, oil etc. The cost of having a family of 20 children is quite high and thanks to our swedish sponsor our monthly budget is manageable. If you want to be a sponsor and help us run our childhood centre, please click here.

A big family
The life on the orphanage is pretty much like any other big family involving homework, church choir, football and helping out with the chores at home. The children have a strong sibling relationship and despite their traumatic past, their life involves the same procedures and emotions as anybody else, with laughs, cries, fights, games and a dream for a hopeful future. We are like a big family, always there for each other through everything.

The orphanage as a central point
The orphanage is a place where many other efforts and favours are based If someone in the village needs hospital transport, get capital for milk replacement for a undernourished child or help when looking for a fresh start, we are available. For more information and updates about what is going on in the village you should follow our instagram and facebook!