Category Archives: Volunteers

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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Will volunteers in Songea

By Will Farr So, you want to know what it’s like to volunteer overseas with COCO, hmm? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Just last month, I was dispatched to the Ruvuma region of southern Tanzania to conduct research into the permaculture training that COCO’s partners the Hoja Project run, and talk first-hand with…
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Volunteer Stories: Scott

My name is Scott and I have been volunteering at COCO since February 2018. I’m currently a Master’s student at Newcastle University in Politics where I focus on global justice, international relations, and global governance. After four years of studying at university I was worried suddenly thinking about career options. I knew that I wanted…
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