Category Archives: Kenya

International Day of Happiness – Lorenzo Wareham

The International Day of Happiness is a United Nations observed day which aims to promote the pursuit of happiness as a fundamental human goal. It is held annually on the 20th March and has been celebrated worldwide since its inception in 2013. The day has helped states and development agencies recognise that ‘progress’ should not be…
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Mercy Fishpond Update

The fishpond at Mercy Primary School is now complete!  The fish are due to arrive any day now, and then the fishpond will be up and running and local women will be able to buy their fish there instead of from local fishermen, who often force women to have sex with them before selling them…
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10,350 meals!

Maasai Academy in Kenya established a Food Forest to grow food for their students and to generate income for the school. The garden is now in full swing and grows enough food for an amazing 10,350 meals every month! Food is one of the six elements of COCO's Schools for Life programme. In the remote communities…
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Marginalised Groups – Gender

COCO's belief is that every child should have access to good quality education, regardless of their race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor. Unfortunately, often people from certain groups are marginalised and are left behind by development. COCO recently conducted a survey with our project partners in East Africa to gather information on…
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