Category Archives: Kenya

How well do you know the languages spoken in COCO’s project areas?

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the final blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The series included a total of seven blogs introducing various different languages and cultures in the areas where COCO works. The main goal of this blog series has been to raise awareness of different indigenous…
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Hakuna matata, let’s learn Kiswahili!

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer This is the seventh and second-last blog of our series introducing East African languages. Next week your language skills will be tested as there will be a quiz! Therefore, I encourage all of you to go back to the previous blogs and rehearse Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda, Ngoni and Kalenjin.…
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Ilion! Let’s learn Kalenjin

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is already the sixth blog of our series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The earlier blogs have introduced the languages of Luhya, Luo, Maa, Luganda and Ngoni. If you haven’t read these blogs yet or would like to practice your language skills more, just follow the hyperlinks.…
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Supa! Era supat? Time to learn Maasai culture and Maa language

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the third blog of our blog series introducing various East African local languages, as COCO celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. If you missed the previous blogs or have already forgotten all the Luhya and Luo phrases… Don’t worry, you can go and revise Luhya here and…
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