Category Archives: Supporting COTA

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Field Office Diary

COTA’s Patron and Royal Ballet Star, Fernando Montaño, visited some of our project partners on a recent trip to Colombia. Here he tells us about his experiences at the Albergue Infantil Mama Yolanda  (AIMY) in Bogota and Paz y Bien … Continue reading

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How could a teacher support COTA? Inspiring young people to consider the big questions

Carlos Muñoz, who works as a PE teacher at Haringey Sixth School and volunteers as a COTA promoter, recently introduced his students to our work. Last month Carlos’ students organised a Sports Week to support COTA. In this interview, he explains … Continue reading

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Do not give up on your resolutions!

Here is a message from one of our supporters, who wanted to share one of his 2012 resolutions with you: “When asked if we would like to contribute to change and do something to help our communities most of us … Continue reading

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No spare time. No spare cash. You can still help COTA!

We have so many emails from people saying they really want to do more to support COTA but have children or limited time and money. We too know the feeling… This week a friend of mine gave me a great … Continue reading

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HOW WORKING WITH COTA FILLED ME WITH POSITIVE ENERGY

Sol Natalia started volunteering at the COTA office in November 2010. Here is her account of her time in the COTA Team: Before hearing about COTA, my life in the UK was on a level plane: a regular English student … 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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An inspirational family…

I would like to start this Blog post by saying a huge THANK YOU to everyone that supports Children of the Andes’ work with vulnerable children in Colombia. With your help, we are able to reach out to thousands of … Continue reading

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