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Raising money for disadvantaged Black British students to attend UK universities.

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Cowrie Scholarship Talk with Social Impact Lab

We are excited to announce our founder Richard Oreffo will be joining Social Impact Lab to discuss ‘Transforming lives through access to higher education’. Richard will be joining Dr. Pathik
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Cowrie Scholarship Biz Talk with CirQulate

We are very excited to be on Biz Talk this week, a webinar/talk show hosted by CirQulate. Our founder Richard Oreffo will be talking about the foundation including our exciting
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New University Partnerships

We are very proud to announce that we have three new university partnerships with: – Queen Mary University of London – University of Edinburgh – University of Liverpool These leading
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Registered Charity Announcement

We are very excited to announce that we have received charity status. We have been entered onto the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number: 1191471 Your support for
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White and pink cowrie shells

Why is the foundation called Cowrie?

This is one of the first questions that we get here at the foundation- why did you decide to call it cowrie? The foundation was named after the cowrie shell,
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Cowrie Scholarship Talk with Social Impact Lab

We are excited to announce our founder Richard Oreffo will be joining Social Impact Lab to discuss ‘Transforming lives through access to higher education’. Richard will be joining Dr. Pathik
Read More
Man facing away from the camera wearing headphones on computer. Pink sunset out of the window he is sat by.

Cowrie Scholarship Biz Talk with CirQulate

We are very excited to be on Biz Talk this week, a webinar/talk show hosted by CirQulate. Our founder Richard Oreffo will be talking about the foundation including our exciting
Read More
Queen Mary University London logo, University of Edinburgh logo, University of Liverpool logo

New University Partnerships

We are very proud to announce that we have three new university partnerships with: – Queen Mary University of London – University of Edinburgh – University of Liverpool These leading
Read More
multicoloured wall design

Registered Charity Announcement

We are very excited to announce that we have received charity status. We have been entered onto the Register of Charities with the Registered Charity Number: 1191471 Your support for
Read More
White and pink cowrie shells

Why is the foundation called Cowrie?

This is one of the first questions that we get here at the foundation- why did you decide to call it cowrie? The foundation was named after the cowrie shell,
Read More