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The Importance of Gender Empowerment through Education and Opportunities

One of the many interlinked issues that COCO is working to alleviate is gender inequality. Such discrimination is often deeply ingrained into community life. Many members, without proper education and knowledge, fail to understand the positive impact women can have on society. There have, unfortunately, been some abhorrent stories about the treatment of women in…
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Interning at COCO: Dominic Scruton

Over July 2019 I commenced on a 3-week internship at COCO in Digital Marketing. I have also just finished my undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics at Durham University. My role has involved updating and assisting with website design, writing engaging blogs and writing reports for improvement of the website and marketing campaigns. Before joining…
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The Hoja Teacher Training and Learning (TTL) Centre

Jess and Oswin outside the Hoja Teacher Training and Learning (TTL) Centre in 2017 The success of COCO’s Schools for Life programme has highlighted the need to spread such initiatives throughout Tanzania and the East African region. Whilst the exam results of members of the Schools for Life project have been impressive, these results do…
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How Can You Donate?

If you would like to donate to make a real difference to the lives of communities in East Africa, there are a variety of different ways you can give. Some of the amazing initiatives your donations could support include sustainable agriculture, small loans and our Schools for Life programme. All of these are community-led projects…
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