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My work experience with COCO. By Celeste Quigley.

My name is Celeste Quigley and I go to Dame Allan's school and I chose to do my work experience at COCO. I’ve always thought charities were so important and have always made a conscious effort to try and donate when I can, I love researching when and why charities began but didn’t know how…
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COCO Celebrated International Women’s Day!

COCO celebrated International Women's Day at Newcastle University Business School with our Head of Partnerships Oswin Mahundi, Susan Wear and Louisa Rogers. 82 people attended to listen to our key speakers, visit stalls and to discuss what is preventing #BalanceForBetter across the world. In total, attendees fund-raised £380 which will go to support our work…
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Mirembeh! Get to know the Luhya language and culture

By Valtteri Nurminen, COCO volunteer This is the first part of our blog series celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. This time we will introduce the Luhya language and culture! This blog would not be possible without our project partner, Isaac Lidaywa who contributed some of his prestigious time and provided translations to words…
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World Religion Day

This Sunday the world will celebrate the “World Religion Day”. The day aims to build awareness of different cultures and religions and promote mutual understanding and tolerance between peoples from different backgrounds. This is especially important in contemporary times, as hatred, racism and intolerance are growing and causing more and more issues, such as hate…
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