Category Archives: Tanzania

Isabelle’s Story

This summer I was due to climb Kilimanjaro with Durham Universities Charities Committee as deputy leader of the expedition. It was a wonderful prospect to have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania and raise funding for COCO who promote education for all in East Africa. I was also looking forward to the challenge as somebody…
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Jess visits Tanzania

By Jess Hamer I have been working with COCO for about five years now, for four years as a volunteer during university holidays and for a year working part-time as COCO’s Communications and Development Officer.  Throughout that time, I’ve heard and written about COCO’s projects a lot; I’ve always loved hearing stories about the success…
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Fifth time top of the region!

Hoja Secondary has once again achieved excellent results in the National Examination of Secondary Education and has been awarded the best in form four examinations in the region by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Tanzania.  The results were from examinations taken in November 2016. Hoja Secondary achieved the top results out of 185 registered schools in…
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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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