Category Archives: Projects

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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The Importance of Gender Empowerment through Education and Opportunities

One of the many interlinked issues that COCO is working to alleviate is gender inequality. Such discrimination is often deeply ingrained into community life. Many members, without proper education and knowledge, fail to understand the positive impact women can have on society. There have, unfortunately, been some abhorrent stories about the treatment of women in…
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The Hoja Teacher Training and Learning (TTL) Centre

Jess and Oswin outside the Hoja Teacher Training and Learning (TTL) Centre in 2017 The success of COCO’s Schools for Life programme has highlighted the need to spread such initiatives throughout Tanzania and the East African region. Whilst the exam results of members of the Schools for Life project have been impressive, these results do…
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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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