Category Archives: Tanzania

In memory of Simon Rawcliffe

Simon Rawcliffe was a great supporter of COCO, who sadly passed away in 2013.  As a legacy to this great man, Simon’s wife Lisa and son Sam began fundraising for COCO in his memory.  This Christmas the ambitious target of £8000 was met! Lisa and Sam are very proud of what they have achieved, and…
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COCO’s First Shipping Container Leaves for Tanzania

Earlier this week, a team of dedicated volunteers packed a shipping container with furniture for a school in Tanzania. Thanks to the assistance of National Police Aid Convoys (NPAC) and donations from Cititec, COCO was able to fill a container to the brim. The container will leave the UK today and arrive in Dar Es…
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WAMATA – People in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

WAMATA is an organisation established by members of the community living on the shores of Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi). WAMATA aims to tackle the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS, which is particularly prevalent in the local area. The two main reasons for the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the local area are a lack of…
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Hoja Performance Group

The Hoja Performance Group in southern Tanzania uses interactive methods to educate communities. Many people living in rural areas of Tanzania are illiterate, which means that conventional learning can only be so successful. Whilst COCO is working to ensure that the younger generation can access education, innovative techniques are essential to ensure that essential knowledge…
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