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The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation
Plot 476, Matsapha Industrial Estate
P.O. Box 2040 Manzini, Swaziland
Tel: (26) 82 517 1000
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation was established in 2001 in response to the impact of the HIV pandemic. As part of its mission is to strengthen and empower African communities, The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation also formed partnerships with local grassroots and international non-governmental organizations who brought additional scale and technical expertise.
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation is funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation and governed by a board of trustees composed primarily of senior executives of Coca-Cola and its key Bottling partners in Africa. The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and partners have to date, invested more than US$170 million to implement over 170 water, health, education and youth empowerment programs across 48 countries in Africa.
By providing assistance in the most critical areas of need, TCCAF strives to improve the quality of life for communities in Africa and expand the opportunities for those who live there. The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s community activities focus on three key pillars central to life in Africa: Water, Youth Empowerment and Health Systems Strengthening. The key programs of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation are the Replenish Africa Initiative, Youth Empowered for Success, Project Last Mile and ShareHope.
THE REPLENISH AFRICA INITIATIVE
Water is our world’s most precious resource – it nourishes people, replenishes nature and fuels economic prosperity. Water helps ensure that communities have healthy, productive people; schools filled with happy children; fields rich with food; and citizens engaged in local action. And most of all, water helps people reach their full potential.
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) introduced the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) in 2009 in response to the water crisis in the African continent. RAIN is the most expansive corporate water commitment in Africa, supporting impactful programs in 37 of Africa’s 55 nations. As TCCAF’s flagship program, RAIN is Coca-Cola’s contribution to helping Africa achieve the United Nation’s Global Sustainable Development Goals on clean water and sanitation access
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS AND GOALS
Since its inception in 2010, RAIN has:
- Provided sustainable safe water access for 2.4 million people;
- Economically empowered over 19,700 women;
- Returned 7.1 billion liters of water back to nature each year;
- Improved sanitation and hygiene for 230,000 people; and
- Created healthy learning environments for over 217,000 schoolchildren through provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.
By the end of 2020, TCCAF and its partners will:
- Measurably transform 6 million Africans’ lives through water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH);
- Economically empower up to 250,000 women and youth;
- Promote health and hygiene in thousands of communities, schools, and health centers; and
HOW RAIN WORKS
Harnessing the presence, networks and engagements of the Coca-Cola System, and working with over 140 partners from governments, the private sector and civil society, RAIN tailors each program to address the particular needs of each community. RAIN creates catalytic change across the African continent byleveraging Coca-Cola expertise and building partnerships who inspire the growth and development of sustainable water and sanitation access. RAIN works under three main pillars:
- Water for Health: RAIN’s programs improve access to safe water in communities to reduce the incidence of waterborne diseases and eliminate the dangers of retrieving water from distant and difficult to access sources.
- Water for Education: RAIN improves access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene at schools to create healthy learning environments for students. Safe water access in schools helps provide children more time and improved health so they can spend more time in the classroom.
- Water for Productivity: RAIN’s programs improve access to safe and reliable water sources, which can save people time and create opportunities for income generation, such as by providing water for increased food security.
RAIN’s unique golden triangle partnership approach is on pace to generate over $100MM in in co-investment from a range of stakeholders across governments, the private sector and civil society. Together with our 140+ partners, including The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation, Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF) leading civil society organizations and local African institutions RAIN ensures sustainable change by working in geographies with WASH sector momentum and potential for high-impact program. Follow us on Instagram: @ReplenishAfrica
YOUTH EMPOWERED FOR SUCCESS (YES!)
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has partnered with Mercy Corps, Kuza Biashara, and Harambee to launch the Youth Empowered for Success (YES!) Program, a bold initiative that will enable youth across Africa to access new economic opportunities including jobs, skills training, mentorship and financial services. The vision is big, with the first three years (2015 – 2018) dedicated to:
- Driving innovation in youth employment in Africa, through a Digital Platform and YES! Hub model
- Localizing the YES! model in 6 countries to deliver impact with 25,000 youth through evidence-based approaches
- Becoming a thought leader on youth economic empowerment in Africa, with ability to mobilize resources to scale to reach 500,000
From its unique approach to skill building, to the YES! Digital Platform and YES! Hubs, YES! delivers a distinctive value proposition, which is focused on making a meaningful and measurable difference to youth in Africa:
- YES! reaches the last mile. YES! focuses on vulnerable youth including single mothers and unemployed or underemployed youth in urban, peri-urban and rural settings.
- YES! is youth-led. YES! puts youth in the driver’s seat of program design, implementation and evaluation.
- YES! galvanizes partnerships across the public and private sectors, along with deep community engagement, to achieve scale and sustainability.
- YES! ends in a job. This is our North Star as we enable youth to achieve increased and improved employment and entrepreneurship.
- YES! has engaged over 75,000 youth in just the first year of the program. As of August 2016, more than 13,000 youth have completed live training through YES! and over 9,000 youth have been directly linked to sustainable economic opportunities.
PROJECT LAST MILE
Project Last Mile (PLM), launched in 2010, is a collaboration between The Coca-Cola Company, The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, The Global Fund, USAID and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This initiative applies the Coca-Cola system’s business expertise (including logistic, supply chain and marketing) to help strengthen health systems across Africa. Through Project Last Mile efforts, government agencies learn about Coca-Cola’s business model, and through these learnings, are able to more efficiently deliver critical vaccines, medicines and medical supplies; market the availability of these supplies thus creating demand; and maintain coolers to ensure the medicines and vaccines are stored at the correct temperatures.
In addition to the four founding partners, Project Last Mile leverages the complementary expertise and resources of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, and the Global Environment & Technology Foundation. PLM also taps into the Coca-Cola ecosystem of suppliers and service providers to leverage their input and specialized skills, just as they support Coca-Cola’s business in Africa.
ShareHope is a program to provide medication and medical equipment, to health care institutions in Africa serving marginalized communities. Medshare is the oldest strategic partner of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and provides medical equipment and supplies, while CitiHope our partner since 2009 provides pharmaceuticals. At its inception, ShareHope was an initiative to intervene in 5 countries using targeted and repeated shipments.
Coca-Cola India Foundation – est 2007
Yogesh Chandra (CEO)
Coca-Cola India Foundation
Enkay Towers, Udyog Vihar
Phase - V, Gurgaon – 122016
Web site: www.anandana.org
Reaffirming its commitment to the community & environment, Muhtar Kent, Chairman & CEO, The
The Foundation is also interacting with key NGOs to strengthen and expand the water sustainability projects in Bundelkhand region, amongst other underprivileged districts. With strong focus on making a difference in the lives of people living in the underprivileged areas of the country, the Foundation is confident of imprinting a significant positive impact on the underprivileged communities in the not too distant future.
The Coca-Cola Life Plus Foundation – est. 2008
Ms. Ebru Bakkaloglu Tuzecan
Fahrettin Kerim Gokay Cad. No:35-37
Phone: 0090 216 5455654
Fax: 0090 216 5454002
Environmental projects supported by the
- "Life Plus" Youth Program, conducted through a partnership with the United Nations Development Program and YADA Foundation, which aims to generate solution proposals from the perspective of youth for environmental issues
- "Living Rivers, Living Aegean" Project, organized in partnership with WWF-Turkey, YADA Foundation, Aegean Association and Ekodosd Association, which aims to protect Gediz and B.Menderes river basins by creating an Integrated Basin Management approach among all stakeholders
- "Children's Orchards"Project, supported by Cappy, Ministry of National Education and Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture – AKCAM, which creates orchards in elementary school gardens throughout Turkey, where pupils can experience nature in their daily lives and learn to grow and care for fruit trees
The projects of
- "Let's Play" Project, conducted through a partnership with The Ministry of Education and Active Living Association, which aims to increase the physical activity levels of elementary school students and help them embrace physical activity as a part of their lifestyle by using creative play
- "Active Lifestyle Stations" Project, organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Active Living Association, which aims to create awareness on physical activity levels of public from all age groups by visiting parks and other community platforms
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Mr. Juan Jose Litran
Calle Josefa Valcarcel, 36
28027 Madrid Spain
The main purpose of The
Michael Bonde Nielsen
P.O. Box 21
The Scandinavian Airlines System and
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mr. Marco Simoes
Praia de Botafogo, 374 - 6° andar
22.250- 040 Rio de Janeiro RJ
Web site: www.institutococacola.org.br
In 1999, The
Mr. Gonzalo Iglesias
Av. Presidente Kennedy 5757 piso 12
Web site: http://www.cocacola.cl/mundo/index.php?id=6
The social commitment of The
3."Los Niños tienen la Palabra" (The Children have the word) writing and reading project.
4."Healthy Schools," launched in 2006, aimed at reducing the prevalence of obesity among primary school children by implementing nutritional and physical activity education programs in public schools.
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Av. San Martin
Comercial El Chuubi Of. 18 PB
Santa Cruz - Bolivia
Phone: (591-3) 335 8042
The second program (started in May, 2005), "Escuelas Amigas," carried out in association with UNICEF and different Town Halls, contributes to giving quality education to thousands of children, preventing school dropout rates and repositioning the school as a friendly and interactive institution. In this project, students, teachers, parents, neighbors and town hall authorities interact to offer a nicer, healthier, safer environment and to improve the quality of knowledge and reduce school dropout rates. To date, the program has already benefited 23 schools, 16,791 students and 567 teachers in the cities of El Alto (La Paz) and Cochabamba.
The third program, "Aprender a Emprender en el Medio Ambiente" (AEMA), carried out in association with Junior Achievement (Fundación Emprender) and Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza, is an environment educational program that develops in all participants awareness regarding their relationship with the environment, educating them in responsible practices while training them to be change agents with active participation in environmental issues. Volunteers from our bottling partners, Embol S.A., actively support the program by training fifth grade children on environmental issues in seven sessions during school hours. 2,400 children from 45 schools are benefiting from the program in the cities of La Paz, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Sucre and Tarija.
Luz María Valdiviezo
Av. República del Salvador N36-230 y Av. Naciones Unidas
Edificio Citybank - Primer Piso
Phone: 593 - 2 - 3982622
Fax: 593 - 2 - 3982695
Web site: www.Coca-Cola.com.ec
In July 2000, the Ecuadorian
Through its educational program, the Foundation supports rural schools by building and equipping school units and providing academic training for teachers. The environmental program of The
Mexico City, Mexico
The Coca-Cola Foundation Mexico supports educational, social, economic and environmental projects that reinforce its commitment to communities. Since its establishment in 1997, the foundation has built or rehabilitated 85 shelters and 46 schools. During the last year, 4 million people have benefited from the social programs developed by the Coca-Cola System in Mexico.
The National Reforestation and Water Harvesting program was created as part of its commitment to return to nature all water that is used in our beverages and processes. The program, conducted in collaboration with authorities, associations and more than 1,000 communities, has resulted in the planting of 46 million trees, reforestation of 47 thousand acres, and the construction of 9 rainwater catchment pots and 14 community nurseries.
As a leader in the sustainable development of Mexico, The Coca-Cola Foundation Mexico is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the community through building alliances and opportunities for economic development.
Fundación Inca Kola - est. 2002
Mr. Hernán Lanzara
The Inca Kola Foundation
Canaval y Moreyra 452 - Piso 11 - San Isidro
Phone: 51-1-411-4200 ext. 248
Web site: www.fundacionincakola.com.pe
The Inca Kola Foundation was created to promote the development of education in Peru through three projects: "Knowledge Boxes" (educational aid modules for teachers), teacher training workshops, and a program called "EducAnimando con Salud" (Teaching and Encouraging with Health).
The first project was implemented in schools where children of all ages study in one classroom under the direction of one teacher, and where basic educational materials are not available. "Knowledge Boxes" -- educational aid modules for teachers -- have been provided to 8,529 schools in rural zones, serving 100% of schools in 25 regions in Peru. Today, 217,053 students benefit from the Knowledge Box.
The second project is playful, creative, and reflective, involving music, theater, puppets, and interaction to improve the quality of teachers in Peru. The teachers receive training via dynamic workshops called "An alternative to improve the educational quality in Peru." This program has benefited approximately 250,000 students, with 5,695 teachers receiving the training.
The "EducAnimando con Salud" (Educating/Encouraging with Health) program is focused on developing and strengthening teachers capabilities, since they act as role models and become leaders and promote healthy behavior. The program is geared for workshops that apply a methodology in active education and foster teachers' self-learning, as well as a critical attitude and team work.
Teachers participating in the workshops prepare sessions according to established guidelines of the module "Jugando y Creciendo Saludable " (Playing and Growing Healthy) and they learn by doing. In other words, they recreate and live each session, using supportive tools prepared by them. For example, they perform puppet shows to present the benefits of physical activity and the problems that a sedentary life could create; they sing and dance with motivating songs composed about the advantages of healthy food, hydration and physical activity, etc.
Recreation during sessions enables them to innovate and discover their potential, while strengthening direct contact with the students and parents. It also prepares them to participate and subsequently implement recreational and cultural extracurricular activities.
Training was provided to 2,805 teachers and the program has benefited approximately 63,267 students in Villa El Salvador, Rímac, Callao, Los Olivos in Lima, Sullana, Piura, Ica, Cusco and Arequipa.
The Health Ministry, Education Ministry and PRISMA NGO participated in the program.
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Mr. Mark Davis
Post Office Box 442
Atlanta, Georgia 30301-0442
Web Site: www.coca-colascholars.org
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Ms. Susie Crumpton
L 10, 40 Mount Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Coca-Cola Amatil and Coca-Cola South Pacific established The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) in 2001 to support not-for-profit and charitable organizations that help make a real difference in the lives of Australia’s youth who are socially or economically disadvantaged.
- The Learning Center Program and Scholarship provides a resource for learning and creativity, as well as financial assistance to promising students needing financial aid.
- The Community Water Program supports communities by improving access to water and promoting health and hygiene behavior related to water.
- Micro Enterprise Development provids sustained income-generating activities for micro entrepreneurs, as well as capacity building.
- Disaster Relief and Reconstruction efforts helps communities suffering from the impact of natural disasters to rebuild their lives.
Ms Nam Ju Koo
Fourth floor, Kyobo Securities Building,
Seoul, Korea 150-737
Founded in 2004, the
Mr. Pong Sarasin
Thai Nam Thip Building
214 Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road
Tung Song Hong
Laksi, Bangkok, 10210
Mr. Keiichi Matsutaka, Executive Director
4-6-3, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 150-0002
Web site: www.cocacola-zaidan.jp/
In June 2007, the
Hong Kong, China
Mr. Doug Jackson
18/F Lincoln House,
Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong