Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for COPA? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost you a pennyContinue reading Raise funds for COPA as you shop
Hi everyone, We wanted to send you and update after the terible hurricane Irma which swept through the Caribbean last week and is still making its way through the US. We were lucky to escape without any damage but our thoughts go out to those who weren’t so fortunate as us. The Dominican in generalContinue reading A little insight into Bombita
We all know that a healthy body compliments a healthy mind. COPA takes advantage of another sunny day in the Dominican Republic to use the outdoor facilities at Bombita to run a gym class, starting with a gentle warm up to get the blood flowing.
It’s that time of year again when we update photos for the children at the school for the beginning of term. We have had so much fun over the last few days, everyone is so enthusiastic to get in front of the camera and so we wanted to share a few of the ‘out takes’Continue reading School Photo Time
Over the last few days we’ve been busy preparing the school for the beginning of the term. The buildings are now freshly painted, thanks to some hard work from the local community and ready for the eager young minds of the children of Bombita. School starts on Monday and we look forward to sharing theContinue reading Preparing for the start of the new term
Meet Candy, the new COPA Director, through an informed interval with Izzy Goddard, our Project Trust Volunteer.
The doors at Cricklade United Church opened at 7a.m. on Friday 26th May to welcome in the first of the customers coming to enjoy a COPA Big Breakfast.
Thanks to the efforts of Frakatia and Olga a ‘Bibliopatio’ event was held in April to celebrate World Book Day.
An insightful blog update from Sasha, one of the COPA 2017 Project Trust volunteers which gives a feel for a typical day in the villages
“Hello, my name is Lorenni Matos and I am from the Dominican Republic”. A letter from a former COPA student.