Category Archives: Tanzania

Will volunteers in Songea

By Will Farr So, you want to know what it’s like to volunteer overseas with COCO, hmm? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Just last month, I was dispatched to the Ruvuma region of southern Tanzania to conduct research into the permaculture training that COCO’s partners the Hoja Project run, and talk first-hand with…
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CHALLENGING THE NARRATIVE: CHILD MARRIAGE IN TANZANIA

Ending child marriage is not one of COCO's main aims, however no one aspect of development can be looked at in isolation, everything is connected, and education plays an important role in provoking change. Read this blog by COCO volunteer Emma to find out how COCO's work indirectly works to reducing child marriage in Tanzania.…
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Human Rights in Tanzania

During the past few weeks, Tanzanian human rights abuses have hit international news. Denmark has decreased its aid for Tanzania, the EU is reviewing its policies, and the World Bank has already cancelled and later reaffirmed a massive loan for Tanzania. These are reactions to the Tanzanian government’s homophobic comments and actions against the LGBT+…
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Ward Hadaway Saves Mshangano Secondary!

Mshangano Secondary was saved from closure last month, thanks to the fantastic team runners at Ward Hadaway who raised funds in the their 3 Points North challenge. Mshangano Secondary is one of our newest partner Schools for Life. The school was struggling and turned to Hoja Project and COCO for support. From being outside the…
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