Category Archives: Tanzania

A fantastic trip to Litisha

By Jess Hamer This is the second time that I have visited Litisha, and the second time I’ve left the village feeling totally inspired by the people there. The community are so motivated and are working hard to lift themselves and their children out of poverty. At COCO, we always listen to our partner communities…
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A letter to Hoja Project

We were very excited to hear that Hoja Project, our main implementation partner in Tanzania received a letter of recognition from the government for their excellent work developing the Ruvuma region of Southern Tanzania. Hoja Project has a great reputation in the region and has a good relationship with the government as a result, and…
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Small Loans in Development – Valtteri Nurminen

Microfinance provides chances for poor people – who cannot get regular bank loans – to chase their dreams and increase earnings by starting their own businesses. Microloans enable the poor people themselves to fight their way out of poverty, with their own terms and means. A recent study shows that increasing the distribution of microfinance…
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Lucy’s visit to Tanzania

I've just recently returned from a two week trip to Tanzania. I was worried that 2 weeks out of the office would be detrimental to the business but it just so happened that I was the only one in our small team that could go this time, so I had no choice! After 14 years…
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