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.

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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 Carla Barrado, SpainMy story is worthy of being in a printed book, given the circumstances that encompass it. Each person is unique, and each person has their way of experiencing adventures and opportunities; however, the important thing is not to...
    By Adrian Alvarez Valenzuela, Poverty Activist team August 2023My arrival in Zambia was through the Endola International Airport. From the moment I landed, I was struck by the natural beauty of the country. The view of the mountains and the green pla...
    By Estefani Gareca, Poverty Activist Team February 2023A People´s Exam is the last step in the end of each period of our studies. Specifically, for the 12 month Poverty Activist programme with 5 month study & training period, we have 6 different ...
    Hello again and warm greetings from Zambia!We have been in Zambia for 2 months! I can't believe that these two months have passed so quickly. We still clearly remember the day we arrived. It's unbelievable... sometimes time goes by so fast that we th...
    By Onerio Neto, Development Instructor programme 2006In 2006, I had the opportunity to participate in a volunteering program at the College for International Cooperation and Development (CICD) in Hull, England. This was my first trip outside of Brazi...
    Why did we decide to become Poverty Activists at CICD?Read our stories here - and send a message to us to schedule a video call if you want to hear more :-)   cicdvolunteer@joincicd.org" Hello, I would like to share my experience at CICD.My...