Phone Number
+(255) 657 773 147
Email Address

About Us

What and who are we

We are a non-profit organization that support community to improve their livelihood.

Childhood Development Organization (CDO) is a profit making but not profit sharing local NGO operating in Morogoro Region. Currently operating in only two districts (Mvomero and Kilombero) out of five districts of the region. The Organization is determined to support communities to improve their livelihood. CDO was established in 1997 and registered in 2000 as Childhood Development Trust Fund Network (CDTFN) under the ministry of Home Affairs by then, and offered the registration number SO. 10457. The review/assessment process which was carried by the Government on various NGOs registered in the country, led to the change of the name from CDTFN to CDO with new certificate of compliance number 0756 issued on 11th June 2008.

Our Mission

A vibrant, sustainable Non-Governmental Organization aiming at empowering disadvantaged children with basic needs for their childhood and proper development through community engagement.

Our Vission

CDO to be a vibrant Organization that envisions a society in which communities and children enjoy their basic rights and needs..

Our Values

  • Accountability
  • Reliability
  • Commitment
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Trustfulness
  • Mobility
  • Stability
  • Progressiveness

Our organization has been present for over 20 years. We make the best for all our community.

Our Works

What We Do

Implementing several interventions to address problems faced by members of communities. The interventions are in areas of education, health and nutrition as well as economic empowerment. These interventions cover Zawadi DayCare; poverty alleviation through credit scheme; HIV/ AIDS information, prevention care and support, through home based counselling and orphans care. Others include care of the elderly; research on education with Twaweza through Shiriki Shuleni Project; Integrated School Readiness; computer learning and tailoring.

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Our Team

CDO is made up by strong team with strong bond and the will to help the community.

Felistas Kalomo

Executive Director

Elisante Metta

Programme Coordinator

Yustino Samumba


Godfrey Mrema


Teresina Kyakwe

Procurement Officer

Christopher Peter

Project Officer

Joseph Machira

Project Officer


Project Officer

Jonas Mbwilo

Social Welfare Officer

Lucian Chamkulu

Assistant procurement Officer

Kenneth Mwisho

IT Officer

Elizabeth Jackson


Helena Nicholaus

Head Teacher

Mwanahamisi Gweba


Revocatus Nyanda


Peter Msigwa


Vitalis Paul

DayCare Attendant

Niwaeli Mgonja

Library Attendant

Stella Jeremia


Grace Samweli