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International Women’s Day 2021

Ordinarily, once a year, COCO supporters get together at the Newcastle University Business School to celebrate International Women's Day and discuss key issues facing women in our communities that year. Unfortunately, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic meant we couldn't hold this year's event in person so instead we teamed up with our friends at #NurtureYourZest and…
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A Whole New Year

2021 has kicked off brilliantly at one of COCO's partner Schools for Life, Mshangano Secondary School, where there will be a Form Four (the final year of secondary school) for the first time! So as we welcome in a new calendar year, Mshangano Secondary brings in a whole new school year full of just as…
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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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