Category Archives: Tanzania

How well do you know the languages spoken in COCO’s project areas?

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the final blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The series included a total of seven blogs introducing various different languages and cultures in the areas where COCO works. The main goal of this blog series has been to raise awareness of different indigenous…
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Hakuna matata, let’s learn Kiswahili!

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the seventh and second-last blog of our series introducing East African languages. Next week your language skills will be tested as there will be a quiz! Therefore, I encourage all of you to go back to the previous blogs and rehearse Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda, Ngoni and Kalenjin.…
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Jovai! Learn Ngoni language

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the fifth article of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Previously, there have been blogs on Luhya, Luo, Maa and Luganda languages. If you have missed them or have already forgotten how to say hi in Luhya or thanks in Maa, I urge you…
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COCO Celebrates International Year of Indigenous Languages

This year the world celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. It is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of preserving and promoting the diversity of languages and cultures. To celebrate this, COCO will publish a blog series introducing a few of the local languages spoken in the areas where COCO works. By Valtteri…
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