Category Archives: Kenya

WAIGES Project

We have exciting updates on the success of the WAIGES (Women’s Agriculture and Income Generation Enterprise for Sustainability) Project in Kenya which aimed to educate women on sustainable agriculture to combat food insecurity and poverty. All the project aims were met which has had a huge impact on the individuals trained and the communities in…
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Plant Hope This Spring

Spring is in the air and we are surrounded by regrowth and renewal. Please support us by renewing hope for the community in Bwayi. In Bwayi, a village in Western Kenya, farmworkers are paid 55p per day.Families live in such poverty that sometimes their children have to work too, for 30p per day. Imagine, a whole day’s work and it…
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How well do you know the languages spoken in COCO’s project areas?

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the final blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The series included a total of seven blogs introducing various different languages and cultures in the areas where COCO works. The main goal of this blog series has been to raise awareness of different indigenous…
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Hakuna matata, let’s learn Kiswahili!

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the seventh and second-last blog of our series introducing East African languages. Next week your language skills will be tested as there will be a quiz! Therefore, I encourage all of you to go back to the previous blogs and rehearse Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda, Ngoni and Kalenjin.…
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