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Global Goals Week

It has been a year since the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) were agreed upon by global leaders, which aim to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.  The work that COCO does also works towards these goals.  Global Goals week aims to make as much noise about the SDGs as…
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Basic needs and Scottish wild camping – by Edward Chapman

I've been wandering about the wilds of Scotland for over three weeks and am enjoying the solitude, but I've not had any great philosophical insights. I've not discovered the meaning of life or 'found' myself. I have, however, a much greater understanding of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. His basic premise was that unless you have…
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Connected Generation

In total, Connected Generation has generated £1,023 for COCO through the sale of ethically produced t-shirts. These funds have made a significant impact to several of COCO’s programmes in Tanzania. Unfortunately, Connected Generation is closing but you still have time to grab a bargain and contribute to COCO's overseas projects before the website closes. IGP…
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Oswin’s Return!

As COCO celebrated our 15th birthday last weekend with our annual ball, we were fortunate to welcome Oswin, the director of the Hoja Project and our co-ordinator in Tanzania, back to the UK. Oswin is from humble beginnings in Tanzania. In his home village of Mpandangindo opportunities were scarce for the majority of people. Mpandangindo…
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