Caterham Overseas Aid Trust

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 A great success!

The Jazz Event on 29th April at St John's Church was a great success, with over £700 raised for COAT.


Thanks to the Paul Shearing Trio for a great afternoon, the hundred or so people who enjoyed the event,

and the ladies on the COAT committee for some splendid cakes!

Thanks also to Croudace who allowed us to use their car parking...




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For what has happened see "News!" page

For what we do see "Our Projects" page



Caterham Overseas Aid Trust (COAT) has since its formation in 1981 raised over £330,000 to help people in poverty in third world countries help themselves via agencies working on the ground e.g. Water Aid, Self Help Africa, VSO, TWAM, Tools for Self-Reliance, Tree Aid, Sightsavers, Practical Action............

COAT is run entirely by an enthusiastic band of local volunteers, and draws much support from local Churches. COAT is one of nine such organisations in the South-east of England, all charged with same mission statement - to help poorer people in third-world countries to help themselves and improve their lives.

And our thanks to...........

The COAT committee would like to sincerely thank the Surrey Community website for providing hosting and web design facilities, and Jason Lawes for the redesign of the COAT logo.