Category Archives: Leave no-one behind

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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How Can You Donate?

If you would like to donate to make a real difference to the lives of communities in East Africa, there are a variety of different ways you can give. Some of the amazing initiatives your donations could support include sustainable agriculture, small loans and our Schools for Life programme. All of these are community-led projects…
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Menstruation and Education

By Lucy Graves, COCO Volunteer COCO believes that education is vitally important in creating opportunities for breaking out of the cycle of poverty, yet there remains so many avoidable barriers standing in the way between children and a quality education. UNICEF estimates that 1 in 10 girls in Africa miss school due to their periods.…
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