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 2024/2025

Students Testimonials - Why I joined and what I learned

    From our Blog

    By Edson Eduardo, Brazil, Development Volunteer team April 2024Going to Africa, making a difference, helping people, communities and schools, volunteering, learning new cultures and sharing knowledge is undoubtedly the desire of many students who arr...
    By José Becerra, Gaia TeamI arrived to CICD one month and a half ago. Has this period been long? Has it been short? Why or how? Forty five days sounds like the first half of a long football match; each day a minute. It is a perfect moment to loo...
    By Carla Barrado, Team TeacherI knew that I did not want to continue being part of this capitalist and consumerist society in which what you do has no value and in which you normally work for someone making that company or that someone grow economica...
    By Kelvin Rodrigues, Development Volunteer team October 2023HOW DO WE PROTECT THE POOREST FROM CLIMATE CHANGE?My considerations while working with Youth in Action project in Zambia, and studying the UNDP Report 2021 on the global situation of poverty...
    By Jeanette Fall, Poverty Activist team February 2023My name is Jeanette. I'm 45 years old economist. I have worked in the finance department all in my life, in various positions during the last 20 years...so I could try to do almost everything possi...
    By Adriana Millalen Rivas, Development Volunteer team February 2023Engaging in a volunteer programme can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life, particularly when shared interests and passions align. It becomes evident that gratitude is bou...