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Anti-Bullying Week

This week it's Anti-Bullying Week: a week focused on raising awareness about bullying and working to prevent it. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well into adulthood – with this being a global issue. Just like here in the UK, bullying is an issue…
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Climate change at COCO!

Climate change is a defining issue of today, across the globe. Global sea levels have risen about 8 inches in the last century, the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have decreased in mass, tropical rainforests are suffering from high levels of extinction and scientists are confident that these global temperatures will continue to rise for…
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Volunteering at COCO – Barbara Pressendo

My name is Barbara and I’ve been volunteering at COCO for four weeks as a fundraising admin. I study Theology and Religion at Durham University but in my spare time developed a strong interest in International Development after being President of the International Development Society. I wanted to learn more about the inner workings of…
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PreSchools for Life!

Pre-school education is a very important stage of a child’s development, by the age of five, 90% of a child’s brain has already developed. It helps children make friends and prepare for formal education, and equal, affordable access can help close the inequality gap. In Tanzania, only 34% of pre-primary children are in school. There…
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