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

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Courses 2022/2023

Students Testimonials - Why I joined and what I learned

    From our Blog

    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...
    Hello there, I am Mel, teacher at CICD, recently arrived from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, after 2 months working with Richmond Vale Academy and environmental projects running there together with a team of 6 from CICD – the Climate Activist team.T...
    By Agustina Bastias, CICD Climate Activist at Richmond Vale Academy in St Vincent & the GrenadinesCommunity work, a challenging journey of mutual developmentThese last weeks we started to work with the communities… yes, finally. Even when we have...
    Hello from St Vincent & the Grenadines!My name is Mel and I am the Climate Activist team teacher at CICD. In November 2020 we started up a new team at CICD that had a period of almost 2 months of getting ready for a project period of 3 months in ...
    ADPP is short for Development Aid from People to People in Portuguese, the official language of Mozambique. Mozambique was a Portuguese colony until 1974. Mozambique is one of the World’s 10 poorest countries - with 73% of the people in multi dimenti...
    My name is Luis, I'm from Portugal and I live in Sunderland UK.I work as Clothes Collection Driver in CICD in Durham, where I find the purpose of contributing to reducing the imbalance caused by climate change.As I use to say, every donation of ...