Category Archives: Projects

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY – VALTTERI NURMINEN

Today marks 25 years since the United Nations declared 17th of October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. But the history of the day traces back even further, to October 17th 1987, when over 100 000 people went to the streets of Paris responding to Father Joseph Wresinski’s call to end extreme…
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Throwback to Kidron School

In honour of #ThrowbackThursday, we thought we'd feature one of our past project partners and look back on what we achieved. This week, it's Kidron School near Jinja, Uganda, which COCO partnered with between 2007 and 2010. The school originated from an enthusiastic kind hearted man John Mukuya Shiundu who started the school with funds…
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Throwback to iThemba Lethu

In honour of #ThrowbackThursday, we thought we'd feature one of our past project partners and look back on what we achieved. This week, it's iThemba Lethu in Durban, South Africa, which COCO partnered with between 2001 and 2012. iThemba Lethu is a charity which focuses on providing support for children affected by HIV/AIDS. More specifically…
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Mercy Primary Classroom Progress

A HUGE thank you to everyone who supported our appeal to build a new classroom at Mercy Primary School in Kenya. Previously, students were learning in temporary classrooms made of corrugated iron, which were hot, dark and dangerous. One year group will soon have a safe, light, cool classroom to work in, with space to…
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