Portfolio Category: Food for Fees

Hoja Project

Hoja Project is COCO's main implementation partner in Tanzania. Alongside Hoja, COCO has been able to complete many diverse projects which have provided sustainable sources of quality education to children living in poor and marginalised communities in Southern Tanzania. Hoja was founded by Oswin Mahundi and a group of University students. Oswin had faced many…
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Food for Fees SHIKUWATA

In 2016, COCO invested in developing a Food for Fees programme for SHIKUWATA, an organisation educating disabled children, who are often left out of mainstream education. Altogether this has allowed 30 disabled children to go to school who would otherwise not have been able to do so. The organisation is working to counter stigmas against disabilities,…
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Hoja Sustainable Agriculture Training

COCO, alongside partners The Hoja Project, has been providing sustainable agriculture training to members of the community since 2011. Sustainable agriculture training has had a hugely positive impact on several communities in rural Africa. The training involves using simple, cheap and environmentally friendly techniques to increase crop yield and thus income, allowing families to put food on…
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What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture techniques are methods of increasing agricultural efficiency using naturally available resources. Sustainable agriculture techniques are largely simple yet effective. For example, one method is the construction of 'swales', which are essentially long troughs in the soil. Swales trap water when it rains, which means that instead of water being evaporated as soon as…
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