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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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Corpolatin’s session in schools: How can children protect themselves against violence

In this blog article, COTA Cali Field Officer, Heidy Araque shares her observations after participating in one of Corpolatin’s session for parents in one of the state schools in the hills to the west of Cali where they are working as part … Continue reading

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Paula’s story – “Being a volunteer at HRBC made me very happy…”

Our partner, HRBC, aims to improve the quality of life of children with disabilities and their families, ensuring these children fulfil their full potential. Paula is a volunteer at HRBC. In this blog, she tells us her story, how HRBC’s … Continue reading

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Giving us hope for a brighter future

Jennifer, our Project Development Coordinator, recently made her first visit to Colombia to meet our partners. Here she writes about her experiences and lasting impressions from the trip. I had so many wonderful experiences during my two weeks visiting our … Continue reading

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We need to talk about…everything!

Our new blog article, by Duncan, COTA’s Head of Programmes, looks at the importance of communication for COTA. It focuses particularly on ‘effective communication’ with children, essential if children are to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives. Children of … Continue reading

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Field Office Diary (continued)

Continued from our Field Office Diary of our Spring Newsletter (Page 8)… During my trip, I also visited the Albergue, our partner who works with children who have been living or working on the streets. I was shown around the … 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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