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

    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...
    By David Hegedus, Poverty Activist team August 2022Hi, hi! Here is David! First of all, I want to let you know that we arrived safely in Zambia. Secondly, I could write a lot of things right now, but we are very busy every day because of our project ...
    By Kitti Szabo, Poverty Activist team August 2022Dear Reader!At CICD, we started our training programme on August 1 this year, and at the beginning of November, our development training team was expanded by 5 wonderful people who completed the traini...
    14th of January Adrian and his team will be departing from London with destination Zambia - the start of 6 months in a very different reality.By Adrian Alvarez Valenzuela, Poverty Activist team August 2022Africa is a continent that we constantly hear...