Portfolio Category: Sustainable Agriculture

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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Rose Nasimiyu

Rose lives in Bwayi in Western Kenya.  Thanks to receiving sustainable agriculture training, she is now able to send her four grandchildren to school and provide them with safe water and a healthy diet. Rose is widowed and is caring for her four orphaned grandchildren alone.   When her own daughters got sick, Rose sold everything…
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Global Batwa Outreach

The Batwa are an indigenous tribe who lived in forests in western Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Under pressure from conservation groups, the Batwa were expelled from the forest in 1991 to protect the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Unfortunately the Batwa were offered little integration into wider society, this resulted in exploitation with the…
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Olomayani Nursery

Olomayani (or “Blessings”) is a nursery in the village of Eluwai in the predominately Maasai area of Northern Tanzania. The nursery was started in 2006 through the initiative of a group of villagers under the shade of a large tree at the Women’s Cultural Centre. With the support of the village chairman and local NGO’s,…
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