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Guest Blog: Luc Johnston

  Luc spills the beans on the skills he has learnt, his career aspirations and the COCO office antics That’s me now finishing my 8th week of my internship here at COCO and it’s safe to say that it has been an incredibly enriching 2 months so far. I have managed to learn a wide…
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Education Removes Ignorance: Listening to Lekrumuni

Education is hugely important for the children of Lekrumuni, a Maasai community in northern Tanzania. However, with the nearest secondary school at 13km away, it is also out of reach for many of them. In early 2015, the Lekrumuni sought to partner with COCO to construct a secondary school in the community. In July 2015,…
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Brad gets up to speed on a local trend in Kenya…

Here we have the first instalment of Brad’s blog chronicling his current trip to visit our project partners in Kenya and Tanzania. On my first day working on this visit I sat eating lunch with George, who is coordinating the development of Mercy Primary School close to Mbita in Kenya. The TV in the corner went…
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Foreign Aid – The Understated Achievement

Politicians aren’t typically shy of mentioning their achievements, particularly in the build up to an election. Therefore, it’s pretty peculiar that in the build up to the general election next month, there has been little reference to the UK finally achieving it’s 0.7% of gross national income commitment to foreign aid. Unfortunately, it seems like…
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