Kicking off phase 2 of ColaLife

PSI Headquaters, Dar Es Salaam, November 2008 ColaLife is seen as a cool campaign but we are now moving into a carefully planned implementation phase while continuing to develop and support a vibrant and engaged band of supporters. Despite our current image, we have already had an impact beyond campaigning. During my visit to Tanzania […]

Top 10 achievements for 2009

1. Coca-Cola agree to trial ‘the ideas behind ColaLife’ on the BBC Radio 4 iPM programme on 25/4/09. Here is an extract of the interview (0m 51s): Coca-Cola’s commitment to ColaLife | 25 04 2009 | EXTRACT by colalife The full interview is here on SoundCloud (4m 51s). 2. AidPod design modified through to the […]

ColaLife brokers partnership with global NGO for Tanzanian field work

Our first major achievement was to get Coca-Cola’s agreement to look at trialling our ideas on the ground in Africa. Now we can reveal our second major achievement: we have successfully found them the partner they needed. Three weeks ago, on 20th July 2009, after months of partnership development talks, AED (The Academy for Educational […]

An amazing day in the life of ColaLife

PART 1 I was roped into attending a workshop this afternoon representing Defra but what an amazing experience it was. It was entitled ‘Building resilient communities: from idea to sustainable action‘ and it was run by the Risk and Regulation Advisory Council. The subject was very familiar territory for me but the way it was […]