Category Archives: COTA Team News

Despedida de Gina

Después de cuatro años de coordinar nuestras copartes en Bogotá, el Eje Cafetero y Cartagena, Gina ha decidido comenzar una maestría en La Haya, aquí escribe su mensaje de despedida. Está a punto de acabar el día laboral en Colombia. … Continue reading

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The beauty of the Thames Walk, described by a COTA volunteer

 Hola! As a new recruit to COTA’s prestigious volunteering ranks I joined a group of  volunteers for the Thames Walk training day last weekend. Wow! What a fantastic part of London to do a sponsored walk in! Forget the recent … Continue reading

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Is seeing believing? COTA’s sensory photo exhibition

I don’t know about you, but whenever I go to an art gallery or museum, I always want to touch everything on show – even more so when I see the “please don’t touch” sign! You can perhaps imagine (and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Ana, Welcome Phoebe…

Life at COTA is never dull! In the last 3 weeks, 3 of us have returned from Colombia full of enthusiasm and excitement for all the work we are supporting out there, and we have gained a new member of … Continue reading

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Adios Colombia

Hola Well, after 2 weeks of fascinating but intense work in Colombia I needed a holiday! I was absolutely exhausted when I woke up on Saturday and spent the day trying to get my head around everything we had experienced … Continue reading

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A Rollercoaster Ride…

Today we took a taxi into barrio 18 on the far side of town. The taxi took us zooming right up onto the foothills of the mountains and down the other side – a switchback of a ride with dizzying views … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bogotá, hello Cali!

It has been a couple of days since we last blogged, so there is a bit to catch up on. We are now in Cali – a steamy city in the South West of Colombia which is the capital of salsa. But … Continue reading

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