An AidPod Made in Zambia!

Image credit: Alison Pearson This is the first AidPod to be made in Africa (to my knowledge). And it was made in Zambia which is where the ColaLife idea was born way back in 1988. My friend Alison has been volunteering in Zambia for a couple of decades (or more) and currently helps out in […]

No more organisations needed?

It would be very attempting to set up ColaLife as an NGO but I strongly believe that the organisations needed to implement the ColaLife already exist and that we should focus on joining things up and facilitating relationships to make things happen. Now and again I receive a message that reassures me that this is […]

Moo Cards just work!

Today my mobile buzzed announcing the arrival of a text . . . from Tanzania! It read: Hi simon! i hope ur fine, I am grace mdc from kinondon area since u come u r 2 quiet why? nothing is going on from grace mdc tanzania Frontline SMS! That is Grace in the pictures. She […]

Guerilla Report on Saturday Live

Just emailed ‘Saturday Live‘ suggesting that the Coca-Cola campaign be featured in their ‘Guerilla Report’ slot. Let’s see what happens.

My letter to Annie Lennox of 30/5/08

Here’s the transcript: Dear Annie On Desert Island Discs you said: We can distribute Coca Cola all around the World but we can’t seem to get medication to save a child from something as simple as diarrhoea and I think that that is wrong. You know, you have a choice you either get involved with […]

Coca-Cola have responded!

Many thanks to Rupert Allman of the BBC for his work contacting Coca Cola over the last few days. This is just in via Rupert from Salvatore Gabola, Global Director Stakeholder Relations at Coca-Cola. I’ll be taking him up on his offer of a chat. We will get there a step at a time. “This […]

You have built this …. they will come!

Today the Coca Cola facebook group has received a big boost in terms of content but I am a bit concerned that it is not growing as fast as it might. So PLEASE join if you haven’t done so already and invite your friends to do so as well. In terms of content. Fully narrated […]

Calling Annie Lennox and Coca Cola

If you’ve come here from the iPM Blog, please consider joining the campaign on Facebook:  Let’s talk to Coca Cola about saving the World’s children Thanks. An incredible coincidence has happened, involving this lovely woman – and it might even save some children’s lives. A couple of weeks ago I finally got around to blogging […]