FREE Screening: The Cola Road, 13 March, Nesta, London

The award-winning independent film about our work, The Cola Road, is coming to London – so put Thursday 13th March, 6:30 pm, in your diary! Jane and I will be getting off a plane that morning, and will be there for the screening and Q & A session afterwards. View The Cola Road trailer on […]

Top 10 achievements in 2013

2009’s top 10 | 2010’s top 10 | 2011’s  top 10 | 2012’s top 10 Mother and child leave the shop of a Kit Yamoyo retailer in rural Kalomo.  Image credit: Claire Ward 1. Completed the ColaLife Operational Trial in Zambia (COTZ) When we started the ColaLife trial in Sep-12, no child in our trial areas was receiving […]

Listen to Peter Day’s take on ColaLife | BBC Radio 4, Thursday, 29 August, 2013

ColaLife’s Kit Yamoyo won Product Design of the Year 2013 and it was at the award ceremony that I first met Peter Day, the BBC’s Global Business Correspondent. The next time I met him was a month or so later in Zambia when we travelled together, way off the beaten track to one of the […]

Dr Phillip Lee MP joins Virtual Advisory Board

Phillip was a full-time GP before entering the UK Parliament as a new MP in the May 2010 election as Member of Parliament for Bracknell. He is a Member of the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee. He is also a Member of the House of Commons Administration Committee. He has been elected Chairman the All […]

Calling all our supporters!

The sand box room at the BFI and the venue for our Christmas Reception Here’s a brilliant opportunity for 150 of our ColaLife supporters to get together in London: on 1 December at 7pm we will be hosting a Christmas Reception at the British Film Institute in London. As you all know, for the ColaLife […]

Grand Raffle | Help ColaLife and win FREE nights in top London or Paris Hotels

To celebrate the successful completion of the first day (of eight!) of the ColaLife Participation Ride, The World’s Best Hotels has launched a Grand Raffle with big prizes! All proceeds go to support fieldwork in Africa. Full details of the Grand Raffle are here. Good luck. The MD of The World’s Best Hotels, Nigel Bolding, […]

The Dream Team | ColaLife Participation Ride 2010

Kiefer, Sam, Andy, Nigel and Simon The dream team has been assembled for the 2010 ColaLife Participation Ride and the members are: Kiefer Scott (17) My name is Kiefer Scott and I live near Scunthorpe in the UK. I am 17 and attend John Leggott College, I am studying Media, English Language and ICT. I […]

Soft Power and the Honda CR-Z

I didn’t understand the concept of ‘Soft Power’ until a couple of weeks ago, when I was invited to the Cambridge Union to speak about ‘Hard vs Soft Power’. Until then, I certainly didn’t think ColaLife had any of either. But apparently we have soft power, and this car is a very obvious manifestation of […]

ColaLife and the UK’s Big Society policy

ColaLife on the iPad – there were no shortage of gadgets at last night’s Big Society Network event. iPad (and hands) courtesy of David Wilcox. A core theme of the UK Conservatives election manifesto was ‘Big Society’ (see David Cameron’s speech). The basic idea is that government has got too big and that ‘Civil Society’ […]

Still chance to book to hear the latest on ColaLife

I will be one of two speakers at an event organised by Canvas8 and hosted at the swanky premises of Wieden + Kennedy, the famous advertising agency in London, UK. You can see more details and book here. The event’s on 23 June (Weds) and starts at 6:30pm. See you there?