Kit Yamoyo wins Product Design of the Year 2013

I’ve just got back from the field, with so many stories to tell and pictures to show, to the news that ColaLife’s Kit Yamoyo has won the Product category of the Designs of the Year 2013. The maverick in me thinks it’s fantastic that something designed with the poor and for the poor, and with the word […]

Parallel processing towards the launch of the trial

ColaLife is now cooking with gas! There is so much going on as we approach the trial launch in September. All partners are working in parallel towards the launch. Yesterday (1/8/12) was day 3 of the training for the enumerators recruited by our local monitoring and evaluation partner, RuralNet, at UNZA (the University of Zambia). […]

Evaluating ColaLife Operational Trial Zambia – COTZ

[The following article was written by Rohit Ramchandani & Jane Berry and was published this week in UNICEF’s internal M&E Newsletter EvalNews. It looks at the issues we have faced designing the evaluation framework for the ColaLife Trial in Zambia (COTZ)] COTZ is funded by DfID, J&J Corporate Citizenship Trust, COMESA and Honda with in-kind […]

Charitable status approved for ColaLife

ColaLife’s Charity Number On Wednesday last week (22/6/11) we received notification from the Charity Commission that our application for charitable status in England and Wales had been approved. This is great news. The fact that we will now be regulated by the Charity Commission will give reassurance to future donors – who won’t know us […]

ColaLife Governance enters a new phase

From left to right: Jake Lee (Pro Bono and Community Affairs Manager, Allen & Overy LLP), Jane Berry (Director), Simon Berry (Director), Joanna Knowles (Director), Andy Chapman (Director), Emma Danforth (Trainee Solicitor, Allen & Overy LLP), Sophie Orr (Solicitor and Pro Bono Assistant, Allen & Overy LLP). Rob Ellis participated in the meeting by telephone. […]

ColaLife Participation Ride 2011 | Call for expressions of interest

In September last year three of us cycled from Boulogne to Biarritz (B2B) to raise money for ColaLife. We raised nearly £6,000 and this money is being used to fund the trips to Zambia to work with partners there to develop the plan for a pilot of ColaLife. We will build on the fun and […]