Community Empowerment Support Organisation

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Day of the African Child Football Tournament

Come and cheer your country on Saturday 15th June, 11am at the brand new Merky HQ, Selhurst Sports Arena, Dagnall Park, SE25 5PH. Six U11/U12 Teams will battle it out representing, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone! May the best country win. There will be music and stalls as well. There are still team places. Sign up in the link.

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We have a new mentee

We are delighted that Fatmata Sefoi is starting her mentoring journey with us.  Although Fatmata is only 16 she had been in the petty trade business since she was 12.  We want to help Fatmata to improve her business so that she can maximise her profit to pay for her further education, Learn more about Fatmata and how you can become a sponsor to a mentee.

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Food Giving

Big Up St Mark's

We want to say a huge thank you to St Mark's in Kennington, UK and in Lumley, Sierra Leone for their unwavering support throughout the years.

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Find out more about our individual projects by clicking on the links below. These are not all of our projects but our top three at the moment.

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Ivor Leigh Memorial School

CESO has been instrumental in developing this school from the building to employing teachers. Now the school is making strides towards independence we're playing a more supportive role.

Mentoring and Business Support

We are working with young people who have attended the school to reach their potential through mentoring. Helping them to achieve their business, work or further education goals.

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Eat Well to Stay Well

Giving older people a place to exercise once a week, helps combat loneliness immobility as well as encouraging healthy eating for optimum health. Participants get the chance to speak to a nutritionist after the exercise class over a light lunch.