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Vacancy – Fundraising Manager

What we do COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas) is an international children’s charity, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. COCO works with rural communities in East Africa to provide children with access to the education that is essential for a good start in life. COCO was founded by Steve Cram CBE and British Army Major Jim…
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Vacancy – Business Development Manager

What we do COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas) is an international children’s charity, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. COCO works with rural communities in East Africa to provide children with access to the education that is essential for a good start in life. COCO was founded by Steve Cram CBE and British Army Major Jim…
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Menstruation and Education

By Lucy Graves, COCO Volunteer COCO believes that education is vitally important in creating opportunities for breaking out of the cycle of poverty, yet there remains so many avoidable barriers standing in the way between children and a quality education. UNICEF estimates that 1 in 10 girls in Africa miss school due to their periods.…
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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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