Category Archives: Schools for Life

Happy Jamhuri Day!

Today, Kenya celebrates Jamhuri Day. The day has a double meaning, in 1963 it marked independence and freedom from the British Empire, and in 1964 it was the day when Kenya joined the Commonwealth as a republic. The following blog looks at the history and presence of Kenya and what COCO does there. Kenya’s history…
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Double your donations!

This year we are very excited to be taking part in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge. Donate through The Big Give between Tuesday 27th of November and Tuesday 4th December and your donation will be doubled (up to £4,000)! We are hoping to raise £8,000 throughout The Big Give week, to build a new classroom…
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World Toilet Day 2018

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer Today we celebrate the World Toilet Day for the fifth year. The day aims to raise awareness that billions of people around the world still lack proper sanitation facilities and that everyday people are killed because of diseases spread by human waste. Sanitation is arguably a bigger security threat than…
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New classroom at Mercy Primary!

A massive thank you to everyone who donated to the Mercy Classroom Appeal earlier this year. We are delighted that the classroom is now finished and that the students in class 8 are now enjoying learning in a cool, safe classroom! [caption id="attachment_7541" align="alignleft" width="250"] Jess opening the new classroom.[/caption]   Last month, Jess visited…
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