Challenges Worldwide

At Challenges Worldwide we believe that change is possible. We create an environment that connects people, development funders, businesses and investors. 



What You Can Do

ICS is a UK government funded volunteer programme for 18-25 year olds, operating with Challenges Worldwide in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia 

The ICS Volunteer Journey

Your journey, if you accept the challenge

The Enterprise Journey

The journey of the businesses we work with – poverty alleviation by supporting SMEs in emerging economies

The Learning Journey

How a Qualification in Professional Management + Challenges access and support = Future opportunity

Active Citizenship

From Active Citizen to Changemaker, empowering you to make a difference


The latest news from all our programs, publications and volunteers

Upcoming Events

Our events are designed to support the volunteer and enterprise journeys, providing opportunities to become a Changemaker in the UK and the countries we work in by networking with each other, experts and learning and business forums. 


Apply Now!

Are you aged 18-25?

If you are interested in getting involved with ICS:Challenges Worldwide please follow the link below! 


Volunteer as a Senior Mentor

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Get in touch!

Madeleine White
Press, Partnerships, Corporate

Tel: +44 (0) 131 225 9549

Adele Oates
Application Enquiries

Tel: +44 (0) 131 225 9549

Thomas Reid 
Alumni and General Enquiries

Tel: +44 (0) 131 225 9549

Visiting Address:

25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AP

Company No: SC193890

Charity No: SC028814