Monthly Archives: November 2018

Cintra Wine Tasting

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At the end of November, the fantastic team at Cintra organised the second annual wine tasting in aid of COCO. Over 100 guests came along to BALTIC in the beautiful setting of the Gateshead quayside to sample a selection of fine French wines under the guidance of sommelier John Mayne.

The event raised an amazing total of £1,900 to support COCO's work in East Africa. Thank you so much to everyone who came along and to the Cintra team for organising a fantastic event. We're already looking forward to next year!

Ward Hadaway Saves Mshangano Secondary!

Mshangano Secondary was saved from closure last month, thanks to the fantastic team runners at Ward Hadaway who raised funds in the their 3 Points North challenge. Mshangano Secondary is one of our newest partner Schools for Life. The school was struggling and turned to Hoja Project and COCO for support. From being outside the…
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Double your donations!

This year we are very excited to be taking part in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge. Donate through The Big Give between Tuesday 27th of November and Tuesday 4th December and your donation will be doubled (up to £4,000)! We are hoping to raise £8,000 throughout The Big Give week, to build a new classroom…
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World Toilet Day 2018

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO Volunteer Today we celebrate the World Toilet Day for the fifth year. The day aims to raise awareness that billions of people around the world still lack proper sanitation facilities and that everyday people are killed because of diseases spread by human waste. Sanitation is arguably a bigger security threat than…
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