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 2023/2024

Students Testimonials - Why I joined and what I learned

    From our Blog

    During the spring and summer, it has been a great help with Ana's support in taking care of our garden farm. Here you see here with our WWOOF-ers! We asked one of the students, Kriszti, to make a small interview for our blog:-Why did you choose to ha...
    By Silvia Rivas, Poverty Activist Team February 2023WELCOME TO MOZAMBIQUE!We can say that we are now in the home stretch, before leaving for our destination. Getting to this point has been quite a process.When the day came that we received the job de...
    By Jeanette, Poverty Activist team February 2023Hello, I'm Jeanette...I'm a member of the 12 month team. I arrived to CICD in August 2022 and started my journey here with the Gaia programme. Now I'm a Development Instructor (DI) and according to the ...
    By Adrian Alvarez Valenzuela, Poverty Activist team August 2022Adding your grain of sand for a better worldOf course, this has to be necessarily the primary reason not to give up on volunteering. When we think about dedicating our time to volunteerin...
    By Brita JensenWhen Tvindkraft was built, it trailblazed the wind industry,This story is about my work at Tvindkraft, the world’s first megawatt modern wind turbine. In 1999 I had been both a team teacher and a subject teacher at DNS (The Internation...
    Hello again.It is Mel writing to share with you this year’s personal celebration – 10 years at CICD.10 years ago I was enrolling as a student at CICD. I sent my enrolment papers, had video calls and was accepted into the Gaia programme and the Fighti...