World Education is dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through education, and economic and social development programs.

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Transforming Education in Cocoa Communities (TRECC) - Cocoa Life

Country: Cote d'Ivoire

Client(s): Jacobs Foundation and Mondelez International Inc.

Services: Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Teacher Training

Expertise: Basic Education for Children and Adults, Child Labor and Trafficking Prevention, Girls' and Women's Education


Using education as a stimulus, World Education strives to facilitate positive, sustainable change in Cote d'Ivoire's cocoa growing regions.

Working through Mondelez International’s Cocoa Life Initiative to empower communities, World Education is building school infrastructure, improving teacher and school management capacity, supporting student nutrition and providing literacy courses for mothers.

This multifaceted approach coinciding with Solidaridad West Africa’s livelihood and community health programming will give cocoa growing communities the skills and knowledge needed to self-determine their pathways toward development.