Category Archives: COCO Team

A letter to Hoja Project

We were very excited to hear that Hoja Project, our main implementation partner in Tanzania received a letter of recognition from the government for their excellent work developing the Ruvuma region of Southern Tanzania. Hoja Project has a great reputation in the region and has a good relationship with the government as a result, and…
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20 years since COCO’s journey began!

On the 20th of May 1998, co-founders Steve Cram CBE and Jim Panton ran the Bosnia Comrades ultramarathon - and COCO's journey began! Steve, Jim and king of Comrades Bruce Fordyce had a chat to reminisce on the race that inspired the start of COCO and to reflect on how so much has happened as…
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The Importance of Education – Oswin Mahundi

Part of the reason that COCO has such a positive impact overseas for such a small organisation is because of the passion that everyone who supports COCO has for providing brighter futures for children across the world. Oswin Mahundi, COCO’s Tanzanian Programmes Director definitely shares this passion, and puts in to words so well the…
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COCO’s Schools for Life programme in a global context

A brief blog on my Masters dissertation – Jess Hamer I finished my Masters in International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) in August, and was lucky enough to write my final dissertation on COCO’s Schools for Life programme.  I went to Ruvuma, Tanzania where Oswin, Elisha and Max from Hoja Project kindly helped me undertake…
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