Category Archives: Schools for Life

Top of the Region… Again!

Last week, graduates from Hoja Secondary School achieved the highest results in its region of 181 schools for the fourth year running! The success of Hoja Secondary is now being replicated elsewhere in East Africa through COCO’s Schools for Life programme. So, why does Hoja Secondary perform so well? Graduates from Tanzanian primary schools take…
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A Visit to Our Latest Partners

After last weeks cycle challenge, this week has been very different. This is the first time I have brought my other half, Colin, to a COCO project and he has been given the task of photographer and film editor to earn his keep! We left the cool Nairobi climate for the heat and humidity of…
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Communities Combine: Shared Knowledge Speeds Up Development

As COCO partner rural communities, we’re used to operating in areas well off the beaten track. In rural areas, basic building materials can suffer inflated prices due to the high transport cost and their scarce supply in the area. With this in mind, it is often necessary to be innovative to keep construction costs down.…
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Lucy Visits Maasai Academy & Mercy Primary

On our approach to Maasai Academy progress is clear as the brand new kitchen building stands prominent on the hillside with the words ‘Maasai Academy’ painted by Becca and the women using their fine art skills. The welcome we receive reminds me of my first visit here last year when I was 3 days through a…
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