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A BIG ask from COCO

As the world enters uncertain times, we at COCO are doing our best to continue as usual so that the schools and communities we work with are protected. We usually prioritise sharing good news with you, as we think we could all benefit from positivity, but today we have a request... We are all concerned about…
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Overland Event Prize draw!

This year COCO is the chosen charity for the fantastic Overland Event! To celebrate we've teamed up with The Key Collection to run an incredible prize draw! All you have to do is text 'Bike' to 70480 to be in with a chance of winning. You will automatically give a £5 voluntary donation to COCO…
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Sustainability vs Survival

COCO has never been about emergency aid. Our focus is long term sustainable solutions to poverty alleviation. When you prepare a project for sustainability, you consider the risks and mitigate them. We were not prepared for the impact of a pandemic but have been relatively quick to respond to the ever-changing circumstances we find ourselves…
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Digital Teacher Training with the Commonwealth Education Trust

Our partner schools in Tanzania are currently closed, but that doesn't mean we have stopped working to improve the quality of education! While teachers are not in the classroom, they are making the most of their time by training online to learn new teaching methods and skills, through an exciting partnership with the Commonwealth Education Trust.…
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2.6 Challenge!

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in income through fundraising events. 26.2 miles would have been run by thousands of people this week on Sunday 26th April in the iconic London Marathon. This is just one of so many events that…
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