Category Archives: Kenya

10,350 meals!

Maasai Academy in Kenya established a Food Forest to grow food for their students and to generate income for the school. The garden is now in full swing and grows enough food for an amazing 10,350 meals every month! Food is one of the six elements of COCO's Schools for Life programme. In the remote communities…
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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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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a procedure which involves the deliberate circumcision or altering of female genitalia. It is a painful process, which has no health benefits. In most cases, FGM is highly unsanitary, performed by cutters who lack medical knowledge and improvise with unwashed tools such as razor blades, scissors and scalpels. More alarmingly,…
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