Category Archives: Kenya

Ilion! Let’s learn Kalenjin

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is already the sixth blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The earlier blogs have introduced the languages of Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda and Ngoni. If you haven’t read these blogs yet or would like to practice your language skills more, just follow the hyperlinks.…
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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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COCO Celebrates International Year of Indigenous Languages

This year the world celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. It is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of preserving and promoting the diversity of languages and cultures. To celebrate this, COCO will publish a blog series introducing a few of the local languages spoken in the areas where COCO works. By Valtteri…
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