Category Archives: Learn

Idhi nade? Get to know the Luo language and culture.

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the second blog of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Last week we introduced Luhya language, if you have not had time yet to read that blog, you can do it here. This blog will present the Luo language and culture! Before starting, I…
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Throwback to iThemba Lethu

In honour of #ThrowbackThursday, we thought we'd feature one of our past project partners and look back on what we achieved. This week, it's iThemba Lethu in Durban, South Africa, which COCO partnered with between 2001 and 2012. iThemba Lethu is a charity which focuses on providing support for children affected by HIV/AIDS. More specifically…
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Jess’ visit to Kenya

Jess recently visited Kenya and wrote an opinion piece about her visit which was published in The Journal. In case you missed it, here's what was it said! I’ve been working at COCO for over five years now, initially as a volunteer, then as a part time Communications and Development Officer before completing my Masters…
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Marginalised groups – LGBTQ+

This is the final installment in our marginalised groups blogs, rounding up research done with our partners in East Africa to see how COCO is working to be inclusive, ensuring that all children have access to good quality education. The blogs on gender, disability and religion are all available for you to read too. COCO believes that…
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