Category Archives: Schools for Life

Climate change at COCO!

Climate change is a defining issue of today, across the globe. Global sea levels have risen about 8 inches in the last century, the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have decreased in mass, tropical rainforests are suffering from high levels of extinction and scientists are confident that these global temperatures will continue to rise for…
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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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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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