Category Archives: Schools

Well done Mshangano Secondary!

There's some friendly competition going on among Schools for Life partners in Tanzania. Watch out Hoja Secondary, Mshangano Secondary are coming for your top spot! Most of you will have heard of Hoja Secondary, the first school in our Schools for Life programme and most successful of our partner schools. For those of you who…
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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 Importance of Community-led Development Projects

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” Community-led development projects empower locals to lift themselves out of poverty, by allowing members to create and achieve locally owned visions and goals, with the starting help of charities like COCO…
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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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