College for International Co-Operation and Development

Volunteer in Africa and India


Are You READY For Big Challenges?

Would you like to take action together with others to make the world a better place, fight off climate change and be part of building a sustainable future?
Do you want to learn about life in other parts of the world through your own experiences?

5 reasons to join CICD:

  • To learn about the world and get a new perspective
  • To live in community and make new friends
  • To do good and be part of changing the world
  • To learn many new skills
  • To challenge yourself and your boundaries

Dream …. develop …. do!

Join CICD and become an activist for a better world!

By working together with our partners in Humana People to People and the local population in countries such as Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and India you can help to create change for the better. 

Alone the world changes you - together we change the world.

 Click to read more

Yes! I found it - another kind of school

6 months in Zambia in 7 minutes!

Courses 2022/2023

Students Testimonials - Why I joined and what I learned

    From our Blog

    By Mafalda Silva and Kitti Szabo, Poverty Activist August team 2022Mafalda: An amazing experience.... I will do my best to be back at the OL 2023!!! I participated in the Olympic Games (OL) event in Tvind and for me it was a highlight to be part of i...
    By David Hegedus, Poverty Activist team August 2022I think we are talking about an event and experience that forms a defining part of our Development Instructor programme in addition to the studies. Not only because I had an unforgettable experience ...
    Hello,We are Monzer (Poverty Activist 12 month programme student) and Mel (teacher of the team).Today we bring you news from out latest investigation!In the course of the first almost 2 months of the Poverty Activist programme our team have been stud...
    By Isabela Bela Testoni, Brazil / July 2022I am writing this brief experience close to the end of my journey in CICD, and all I can say is how much I am grateful for the time I spent here.At the beginning I was supposed to stay only for three weeks, ...
    By Anne Hoejholt, leader of ISET – One World’s distance learning programme. 2021The world of today presents us with unprecedented challenges and situations. What would a competent education for the 21st century look like?As teachers living in outstan...
    My name is Pamela Degele and I have been part of the Gaia team of CICD since February 2022, with the goal to raise the scholarship for my 12-month Poverty Activist programme. During this time, I have integrated in two main activities. The first one i...