Creating a world of opportunity
Making Change Possible
By 2018, we aim to have:
What You Can Do
You can take part in changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of people throughout Africa while getting accredited for your hard work
Challenges Worldwide ICS
We offer young people the chance to play a key role in reducing poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries. Our volunteers work with growing businesses across Africa. We want to make sure that everyone can earn a decent living.
Building a strong economy is the best way to address poverty. We do this by helping businesses to grow. Company growth creates jobs and a secure income for people living in the city. This also helps farmers who depend upon urban businesses to process, package and sell their goods. Earning your own money is the first step towards reducing the need for aid helps sustainable development.
If you are interested in joining Challenges Worldwide ICS please follow the link below!
Our programme is funded by the UK Government, so you don’t need cash to take part!
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Are you considering spending time living and working abroad? You might have lots of questions, perhaps you have some assumptions about what your destination will be like! Challenges Worldwide Business Support Associate Sophie Bizley gives us a run down on her assumptions versus the realities of spending 3 months living and working in Accra, the […]
4 weeks of hard work have led to this point. From the tentative first steps out of the airport terminal to the triumphant strides into the presentation room, we had made it to Recommendations Presentation Day. As a Team Leader, I championed this day as a day of celebration, a chance for the volunteer counterparts […]
Until the age of approximately 18, I thought that pineapples grew on trees. To be honest, I never really gave them much thought beyond opening a tin of pineapple or eating it with cheese on sticks at a birthday party. Luckily, Beckie reassures me that the pineapple tree misconception is quite common. Beckie works for […]
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