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.
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Our programme is funded by the UK Government, so you don’t need cash to take part!
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Originally posted on TSM Jack’s enthusiasm for life isn’t just infectious, it carries over into his work and most importantly the mission of the Social Mercenary. We bumped into each other through Challenges Worldwide . While he was working in Ghana, I was working in Zambia and we both went on to various things in […]
Originally posted on LSE Careers blog – Guest blog by Challenges Worldwide ICS volunteer/LSE alum Rosie Coleman (BSc International Relations 2013): I’d never taken a gap year. My travels had been holidays rather than extended periods spent overseas. After graduating from LSE in 2013, I’d always been too scared to take time out, terrified of those […]
Being vegan on placement can be challenging and adopting a flexible approach is often your best bet. Of course, you want to keep to your principles as much as possible, but don’t forget to balance this with the fact that staying healthy on placement is really important. Here are some tips and tricks from my […]
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