NCC Seychelles

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The Seychelles Islands, situated in the Indian Ocean, 4 degrees South of the Equator, has a population of approximately 80,000 inhabitants, of which 33 percent is young people aged below 0 and 18 years. Over the years the National Council for Children (NCC), a Non Government Organisation, has been an active advocate for the rights of children and has been vocal in its denunciation of child abuse . It has also worked to raise-public awareness on issues related to children's well being.

Latest News

Ho ho ho, ha ha ha,” NCC to raise fund with laughter Yoga in October

In keeping with the rapid growth of the laughter movement and increasing awareness about the benefits of Laughter Yoga,  the National Council for Children (NCC ) has invited the founder of Laughter Yoga Dr. Madan Kataria, an Indian physician from Mumbai to bring more laughter and joy into the lives of Seychellois 

Be Happy – Chicco Martino is appointed Goodwill messenger by the NCC

After accepting the title of GOODWILL messenger from the NCC on Sunday 17th July Chicco Martino will spread the  message that it should not hurt to be a child in Seychelles  wherever he goes to perform . Childhood   should be a happy time for all children  he said, during the “Be Happy” show .

 

Child Protection Week 2011

NCC was proud to once again this year host the Child Protection Week an annual event held towards the end of May beginning of June. In view of the fact that emphasis was on Early Childhood the theme adopted for the week was “Come Play with me” to highlight the importance of play as a fundamental right in the life of a child as a child needs to play in order to develop different vital skills.
To mark the occasion the week was launched during an activity targeting Day Care children from various Day Cares on Mahe.