Monthly Archives: February 2019

Supa! Era supat? Time to learn Maasai culture and Maa language

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the third blog of our blog series introducing various East African local languages, as COCO celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. If you missed the previous blogs or have already forgotten all the Luhya and Luo phrases… Don’t worry, you can go and revise Luhya here and…
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Idhi nade? Get to know the Luo language and culture.

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the second blog of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Last week we introduced Luhya language, if you have not had time yet to read that blog, you can do it here. This blog will present the Luo language and culture! Before starting, I…
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Lucy’s 15 Year’s at COCO

The 16th February 2019 marks 15 years of Lucy working at COCO! Over these years, she's done and experienced so much, having fun and forging friendships along the way! In honour of these 15 years, she's created a countdown of her fifteen favourite experiences at COCO. 1. Going back to South Africa in 2005 2.…
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Mirembeh! Get to know the Luhya language and culture

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the first part of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. This time we will introduce the Luhya language and culture! This blog would not be possible without our project partner, Isaac Lidaywa who contributed some of his prestigious time and provided translations to words…
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