Category Archives: COCO Team

My visit to the UK – Oswin Mahundi

Visiting the UK is always very educational for me, and has huge benefits for the communities that I work with and visit in East Africa when I return home. One of the things I learnt on this trip is the importance of good communication and positive interactions between students and teachers in quality of learning. …
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Perse and Sarah’s Internship Blog

We are currently students at the University of Sunderland; studying a Social Science and Sociology degree, and were given the opportunity to join COCO on a 4 week placement. We both wanted practical experience in the fields we were studying and COCO seemed like the perfect opportunity! We have been working on an impact report…
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Jess visits Tanzania

By Jess Hamer I have been working with COCO for about five years now, for four years as a volunteer during university holidays and for a year working part-time as COCO’s Communications and Development Officer.  Throughout that time, I’ve heard and written about COCO’s projects a lot; I’ve always loved hearing stories about the success…
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Volunteering at COCO – by Joe Smith

  My name is Joe, a final year history student at Newcastle University. As part of the university’s final year Career Development Module, which encourages students to gain experience in a work environment, I volunteered at COCO from September 2016 to March 2017. I chose COCO as the range of tasks available was appealing for…
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