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Great North Run 2015

Alex Shand was one of 57,000 people who took part in the Great North Run last Sunday! Here’s how he got on… ‘Having arrived in Newcastle in September 2014, I missed the chance to take part in last years Great North Run. I was not about to let that opportunity pass a second time and…
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Family Portraits

From time to time, data that COCO requires can be difficult to obtain and, therefore, the way in which it is collected has to be considered carefully and strategically. One subject that often proves problematic is finding out about children’s families. For some children, the structure of the family is a sensitive topic and so…
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Guest Blog: Luc Johnston

  Luc spills the beans on the skills he has learnt, his career aspirations and the COCO office antics That’s me now finishing my 8th week of my internship here at COCO and it’s safe to say that it has been an incredibly enriching 2 months so far. I have managed to learn a wide…
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Education Removes Ignorance: Listening to Lekrumuni

Education is hugely important for the children of Lekrumuni, a Maasai community in northern Tanzania. However, with the nearest secondary school at 13km away, it is also out of reach for many of them. In early 2015, the Lekrumuni sought to partner with COCO to construct a secondary school in the community. In July 2015,…
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