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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Courses 2023/2024

Students Testimonials - Why I joined and what I learned

    From our Blog

    By Natalia Benitez, Poverty Activist team August 2023 - getting ready for departure to Youth in Action project, Ndola, Zambia in January 2024!THINGS I NEED FOR THE PROJECT IN AFRICATraveling to Africa as a volunteer can be an enriching experience, bu...
    By Margarita Barbero, Development Volunteer team February 2023.Today I want to share with you some of the challenges that I and my team encountered during the 6 months of volunteering.My name is Margarita, part of the Fighting with the Poor team that...
    By Alejandra Aguilar Bello, Poverty Activist team August 2023When we are in a programme studying development around the world and we are looking for diversity, inclusion, peace, equality; then how can we talk about an exam to conclude some study peri...
    “Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.” – Nelson MandelaBy Mel Pita, Teacher in the Poverty Activist Team / End of October 2023Hello again… Last time I...
    By Peter Gorog, Poverty Activist team August 2023Welcome, dear reader, to a short story about the school's Building a Better School Weekend, and how everyone in the school is getting involved. Teachers and students alike.Since the building of the sch...
    By Melanie Pita, Teacher for the Poverty Activist team, August 2023Hello - this is Mel. This time I will be telling you about the past month of the current DI team at CICD – the Poverty Activist 12 month programme that has started in August 2023.We a...