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What does COBA stand for?

COBA stands for Children Orphaned by AIDS (various locations)

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Since its launch in 2003, the trust has contributed towards social reform in Namibia, with objectives to uplift and improve the quality of life of children orphaned by AIDS.
Some specific topics explored include boys transitioning off the streets in Bolivia, the mental health of children orphaned by AIDS, a developing world perspective on postnatal depression, and the roots of borderline personality disorder in infancy.
Mike Wakeling, who has taken part in the London Marathon, and his wife Jane are raising money for their nephew Steven Ward, a Newcastle University civil engineering student who is set to spend his summer holiday in Uganda helping the Wider Mbarara Project 2010 to build a home for children orphaned by AIDS.
These included Thandanani in Pietermaritzburg, an organisation that assists children orphaned by Aids as well as the multitude of grandmothers who now have to raise these children in the absence of what is referred to as the "lost generation", ie those in their 20s and 30s who are most affected by the virus, and Wola Nani in Cape Town which assists women who are HIV positive, running clinics where they can be tested and provided with antiretroviral drugs as well as providing them with an income by teaching them to produce beautiful papier mache bowls which are marketed in many parts of the world.