Category Archives: Education

International Day of Happiness – Lorenzo Wareham

The International Day of Happiness is a United Nations observed day which aims to promote the pursuit of happiness as a fundamental human goal. It is held annually on the 20th March and has been celebrated worldwide since its inception in 2013. The day has helped states and development agencies recognise that ‘progress’ should not be…
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Marginalised Groups – Gender

COCO's belief is that every child should have access to good quality education, regardless of their race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor. Unfortunately, often people from certain groups are marginalised and are left behind by development. COCO recently conducted a survey with our project partners in East Africa to gather information on…
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Highlights of 2017

In 2017 your support helped to achieve so much in East Africa, here is one highlight from each of the past 12 months. If you want a bit more detail, you can read our latest impact report here.   January The Hoja TTL Centre will provide a much-needed place for school leavers to continue their studies and…
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Christmas in Uganda, by Lorenzo Wareham

Christmas in the UK and the wider western world is a time of relaxation spent with family where eating, drinking and gift giving are the major parts of the holiday. As December comes around, the festive spirit hits the streets of the UK with bright lights, Christmas trees and decorations, not to mention the constant…
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