Category Archives: Projects

Food Forest makes Kids are Kings Nursery self-sustainable!

We are very excited that Kids are Kings nursery in Tanzania is now fully self-sustainable! Previously the nursery was not able to cover its running costs, but thanks to investment in sustainable agriculture training and a food forest at the school, the nursery is able to sustain itself. Kids are Kings Nursery was founded by Malaika Millinga…
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Lisa’s back from Maasailand!

IN JANUARY 2017, LISA TOOK PART IN THE MAASAI CYCLE CHALLENGE IN KENYA, CYCLING 150KM WITH COMBINED INCLINES HIGHER THAN MOUNT KILIMANJARO!  SHE WROTE THIS BLOG AS A THANKS TO ALL HER SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT, AND WE THINK IT DESCRIBES PRETTY WELL WHAT AN AMAZING, BUT TOUGH, CHALLENGE IT IS! Jambo everyone! I’ve just come back…
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In memory of Simon Rawcliffe

Simon Rawcliffe was a great supporter of COCO, who sadly passed away in 2013.  As a legacy to this great man, Simon’s wife Lisa and son Sam began fundraising for COCO in his memory.  This Christmas the ambitious target of £8000 was met! Lisa and Sam are very proud of what they have achieved, and…
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Beating the drought at Maasai Academy

Kenya is currently in the midst of a serious drought; rains failed in 2014 and were also poor in 2015 and 2016. The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) estimates 1.3 Million lives are currently at risk. During my visit to Kenya, I lost count of the number of conversations concerning the lack of water and…
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