Category Archives: Education

COCO’s First Shipping Container Leaves for Tanzania

Earlier this week, a team of dedicated volunteers packed a shipping container with furniture for a school in Tanzania. Thanks to the assistance of National Police Aid Convoys (NPAC) and donations from Cititec, COCO was able to fill a container to the brim. The container will leave the UK today and arrive in Dar Es…
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WAMATA – People in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

WAMATA is an organisation established by members of the community living on the shores of Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi). WAMATA aims to tackle the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS, which is particularly prevalent in the local area. The two main reasons for the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the local area are a lack of…
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“Orange you glad you helped”

A group of nine students at Macmillan Academy in Middlesborough set up a charity business making and selling orange juice in the canteen, calling themselves "Juice Factory - Orange you glad you helped."  The group managed to raise a fantastic £2000 for COCO - thank you! Entrepreneurship is one of the six elements of our Schools…
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Work Experience at COCO – by Lucy Penhall

My name is Lucy and I was doing my work experience at COCO. I really enjoyed my week at the office as everyone was so friendly and kind, I had a project that I was set at the start of the week and that was to complete a social media report. I am interested in…
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