Category Archives: Education

Well done Mshangano Secondary!

There's some friendly competition going on among Schools for Life partners in Tanzania. Watch out Hoja Secondary, Mshangano Secondary are coming for your top spot! Most of you will have heard of Hoja Secondary, the first school in our Schools for Life programme and most successful of our partner schools. For those of you who…
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Planting Futures Campaign

#4amfor40p Imagine standing in a line at 4am to get the chance to work for 40p from 4am until 6pm. That’s 14 hours, that’s 2.8p per hour. Imagine if you are doing this at 71 years old because it is the only way to make a living. This was life for Margaret and many of…
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Volunteering at COCO – Barbara Pressendo

My name is Barbara and I’ve been volunteering at COCO for four weeks as a fundraising admin. I study Theology and Religion at Durham University but in my spare time developed a strong interest in International Development after being President of the International Development Society. I wanted to learn more about the inner workings of…
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PreSchools for Life!

Pre-school education is a very important stage of a child’s development, by the age of five, 90% of a child’s brain has already developed. It helps children make friends and prepare for formal education, and equal, affordable access can help close the inequality gap. In Tanzania, only 34% of pre-primary children are in school. There…
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