Cœur comme le ciel "COCOCI" is a non-profit association created by Rita Rijkaard, in order to bring assistance to children by offering not only love and care, but also to help children learn the skills and confidence to develop and thrive by themselves. Created by Rita without any help from professionals, COCOCI has already helped nearly 1300 children and teenagers.

COCOCI relies on your generosity and help to continue their work – please consider making a donation of time or money today.

Toy Collection


Thanks to the large number of donors,we collected 2320 toys to support the following foundations:

Ajuda de Berço,Casa da Criança,Casa das Cores,Casa do Infante (Portugal) and Fondation des enfants (Mfou,Cameroon).

On Saturday 19th December 2015,a toy delivery day was organised with a visit from Father Christmas. Some of the foundations joined us for this event.

The whole team of COCOCI and its founder would like to warmly thank everyone who donated to this first collection and made it such a great success.


Our projects

Help us

COCOCI relies on the support of others to survive. You can help us in a number of ways – by being a volunteer in one of our projects in Portugal, France or Cameroon. Or by making a donation of financial support.

We are committed to human causes that are important to us all – like health, education and the well-being of children and teenagers. We believe that every child is precious. It is thanks to people like you that we are able to continue our work. Act with us so that they are protected, are given the opportunity to flourish and have and amazing childhood.

Share a smile with COCOCI today.

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