Category Archives: Leave no-one behind

A BIG ask from COCO

As the world enters uncertain times, we at COCO are doing our best to continue as usual so that the schools and communities we work with are protected. We usually prioritise sharing good news with you, as we think we could all benefit from positivity, but today we have a request... We are all concerned about…
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Celebrating women in Tanzania

International Women’s Day is a highlight of the COCO calendar, as we could not have the impact that we do without the incredible women that we work with in East Africa. One of the biggest barriers to achieving equal access to education is gender equality, but huge strides are being made by our partner organisations.…
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AidEx Conference, 2019 – by Oswin and Kesheni

In September 2019, we - Oswin Mahundi and Kesheni Sengo - attended an AidEx conference in Nairobi on 'The Importance of Inclusiveness to the Global Progress'. The conference covered a range of topics relating to inclusivity as an integral part of sustainable development. 1. Partnership and Poverty Alleviation Here the emphasis was on collaboration, rather…
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PreSchools for Life!

Pre-school education is a very important stage of a child’s development, by the age of five, 90% of a child’s brain has already developed. It helps children make friends and prepare for formal education, and equal, affordable access can help close the inequality gap. In Tanzania, only 34% of pre-primary children are in school. There…
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