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Planting Futures Campaign

#4amfor40p Imagine standing in a line at 4am to get the chance to work for 40p from 4am until 6pm. That’s 14 hours, that’s 2.8p per hour. Imagine if you are doing this at 71 years old because it is the only way to make a living. This was life for Margaret and many of…
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Volunteering at COCO, by Nick Carter

I’ve loved being a volunteer at COCO! I think what I’ve appreciated the most is having a unique perspective on the challenges that present themselves to the children and schools which COCO supports and seeing how the staff work so hard to meet those needs in all of their diverse roles. It’s really encouraging to…
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AidEx Conference, 2019 – by Oswin and Kesheni

In September 2019, we - Oswin Mahundi and Kesheni Sengo - attended an AidEx conference in Nairobi on 'The Importance of Inclusiveness to the Global Progress'. The conference covered a range of topics relating to inclusivity as an integral part of sustainable development. 1. Partnership and Poverty Alleviation Here the emphasis was on collaboration, rather…
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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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