Gearing up for the scale-up with revised training materials

I spent a large part of Friday (22-Nov-13) doing what I like best – making things. Based on our experience with the trial Jane has been re-thinking our training materials for the scale-up (KYTS). We envisaged that the training materials developed for COTZ would be used for retailer and promoter training and then cascaded down […]

ColaLife research Northern Uganda

Click image to download the report (PDF, 684KB) I’ve reported before on the work of a group of young people from Kings College London in Northern Uganda: WeCan Ugan. WeCan Ugan work in partnership a local grassroots NGO called HORARD (Hope Revival Agency for Rural Development) in an area that was changed forever and faces unique […]

Exploring the links between international business and poverty reduction

Last Thursday I highlighted a public webinar that then took place on Friday (8/4/11) to discuss the report on the ‘Poverty Footprinting’ work undertaken by SABMiller, Coca-Cola and Oxfam in Zambia and El Salvador. ‘Poverty Footprinting’ is a technique being used by Oxfam to assess the impacts big businesses have on the local communities they operate […]

Introducing the Mark IV AidPod

A comparison of the cross-section of the Mark III (right) and Mark IV (left) AidPods. Hand-written numbers are volume calculations. I was ruthless in the way I took advantage of a visit from my daughter over the weekend. Sorry (and thanks) Emma! You see, she can use Adobe Illustrator and I can’t (note to self: […]

Could you put a ColaLife poster in your workplace or community?

A couple of ColaLife Facebook fans have asked where you can buy ColaLife posters. Well, you can’t at the moment BUT you can download a PDF and print them yourself. It would be great if ColaLife supporters could spread the word by placing a mini poster in their workplace and/or community. Please click on the […]