Here you can meet students currently taking part in one of the programmes at CICD.

August 2019 - Poverty Activist

Agustina Basitas Solis, Chile

Hello, my name is Agustina Bastías Solis. I am 27 years old and I’m from Chile.Since my youth I felt a special call for volunteering, for this reason I have tried to link it with social support. In my country I work as a psychologist, giving a therapeutic…
August 2019 - Development Volunteer Programme

Javier Ordenes Estrada, Chile

Hello, my name is Javier, I am 29 years old, I am from Chile I studied sustainable construction, since I was very young I have had a close contact with nature, and for this reason I believe that I understand and respect your natural cycle and how our actions…
August 2019 - Development Volunteer Programme

Rocco Levine, USA

Who am I?I am an 18 years old american coming straight out of high school. Why did I join CICD? If I want to be completely honest I joined so I could learn important skills and at the same time help others. I wanted to learn how to work together with other…
August 2019 - Development Volunteer Programme

Alvaro Valdebenito, Chile

My name is Alvaro Valdebenito Sanhueza, I’m from Chile. I’m an actor and documentary filmmaker. I love travel and to meet other cultures, to see other eyes from new people, to look for new landscape, to listen new lenguages and music, to taste new flavors, to…
August 2019 - Poverty Activist

Cecilia Castresana, France

Hi my name is Cecilia, I come from France, but my origin is Spanish. I am 58 years, and it's not too late to try a new life doing some things that I love, like working in community and travelling. .And I like so much to meet new people and share experiences.
August 2019 - Poverty Activist

Pablo Costillo, Spain 

Since being an activist is not really a degree that we can get by participating in a course, but a way of life, a state of mind or a way to interact with reality - and considering that it is very easy to get lost inside the bubble of boredom, senselessness,…
August 2019 - Poverty Activist

Carla Barrado Guillen, Spain 

I'm Carla, I'm 24 years old and I come from Valencia (Spain).I am a student of Social Work and therefore, my curiosity about this world has always been a highlight for me. By chance, I was presented with the opportunity to carry out this programme and I could…
August 2019 - Poverty Activist

Gloria Teresa Fontán Rodríguez, Argentina

I born in Argentina and live most of my life there. But I have lived last years in Barcelona, Spain. I think that is my place in the world.You want to know my age? It isn’t important. Just I will say that I have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Now I’m…
May 2019 - Climate Activist

Beatriz Carmena, Spain

Beatriz Carmena from Spain, Climate Activist team May 2019Yehei!This part is for introduces myself, to write the things that define me ... The first one is my name: Beatriz. Second one, my country: Spain. That gives you a little advance of my personality from…
May 2019 - Climate Activist

Ana Barbara Iglesias, Argentina

Ana Barbara Iglesias from Argentina, Climate Activist team May 2019My name is Ana, from Argentina. I am a filmmaker and photographer. When I finished my studies, I started to work on cinema and audiovisual productions. Last year, I made a long trip around…
May 2019 - Climate Activist

Romina Italiano, Argentina

Romina Italiano from Argentina, Climate Activist team May 2019Hello!!! My name is Romina, from Argentina. I'm 27 years old and I'm a social worker. I come to CICD because I felt that I had to do something for the people, but not only for my country. I think…
May 2019 - Climate Activist

Yessica Varela, Venezuela

Yessica Varela from Venezuela, Climate Activist team May 2019My name is Yessica, I was born in Venezuela and I was looking to do something good for a while only in India, because I was recently in India for a few days and I was looking forward to more. This…
February 2019 - Poverty Activist

Abel Cruz Delgado, Spain

My name is Abel, I'm 24 years old and I am from the Canary Islands, Spain.I'm a barber and I come to CICD to help people who need it and grow as a person. I like to travel and meet people with a different point of view of life.
November 2018 - Climate Activist

Margarita Maria Barbero, Colombia

My name is Margarita Barbero, from Colombia. I had been working in the administative area during 10 years and I felt that it was time to close a cycle; the moment to do something different and travel had arrived. I usually think that it never is too late and…
November 2018 - Climate Activist

Vasile Nutescu, Romania

Hello, my name is Vasile and I am from Romania.I decided to come to CICD because I want to be a small change in a bigger picture and this is the place that can be a starting point.I like the idea of community and I think that here is also a good place to know…
Cristian from Spain
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Cristian, Spain

My name is Cristian, I am 28 years old and I come from Tenerife in Spain.I haven't been able to have a stable job and I have done different courses of professional training without ever being very clear what direction my life has to take. However, there is…
Idoia web
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Idoia, Spain

I am Idoia, I am 34 and I come from Navarra, a region in the north of Spain.I've always been a curious person and I think that's why I studied journalism. I think trying new things and challenge yourself is the best way to learn.I worked as a journalist for a…
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Diego, Italy

Hi everyone! My name is Diego, I come from a small town in the north of Italy. I love travelling and I have been in many places in the last 5 years. I just started the Gaia programme and I'm understanding how this place works, so far so good! I love cooking…
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Ines, Portugal

Ines, Portugal Hello! I'm Inês and i arrive to CICD a few weeks ago. I never had the chance to finish university because I was not appreciating what i was doing anymore. I was studying classical guitar which is a beautiful thing to do and made me who I am…
Juan Manuel
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Juan, Argentina

My name is Juan Manuel, I am 24 years old and I was born in Argentina. When I was 18 years old I started to study Social Communication (journalist) because I think that the comunication is very important for community life. So I am in CICD because I like…
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Irene, Spain

Hello everyone ; ) My name is Irene and I am from Spain!! I am 25 years old and I am enjoying the beginning of this experience. Before I made the decision to come here I was working as a children entertainer and I loved the job but I needed to search inside…
Juan Arellano
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Juan, Spain

I am Juan and I arrived to CICD in 2018. I come from a town near to Madrid, my High school was a typical one, one of those schools that are how ‘’the high schools are supposed to be’’. When I finished, I started the university, as I was good a maths, and I…
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Cristiana, Portugal

Hello, my name is Cristiana Garrido, I'm 26 years old and I'm Portuguese. Before working at CICD, I worked as a waitress at several hotels in Lisbon. Tired of the cosmopolitan life and the exaggerated capitalism in which we live, I decided to look for…
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Zsolt, Hungary

Hello Everyone! My name is Zsolt. After two years of preparation I came here to CICD in March 2018 to change the path of my life. I had a job, I was paying my rent and stuff, had friends whom I went to have fun with, but that life was not enough, wanted to do…