Category Archives: COCO Team

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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Interning at COCO: Dominic Scruton

Over July 2019 I commenced on a 3-week internship at COCO in Digital Marketing. I have also just finished my undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics at Durham University. My role has involved updating and assisting with website design, writing engaging blogs and writing reports for improvement of the website and marketing campaigns. Before joining…
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The Importance of Community-led Development Projects

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” Community-led development projects empower locals to lift themselves out of poverty, by allowing members to create and achieve locally owned visions and goals, with the starting help of charities like COCO…
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Walk the Wall 2019

Walk the Wall 2019 took place on Saturday 18th May. It was a fabulous day, with 100% turnout and £3,000 worth of fundraising. We made lots of new friends, from fellow walkers and fundraisers to a cute little lamb who cheered us on!
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