Take part in changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of people throughout Africa

UK Government Funded ICS placements to support growing businesses in Ghana, Uganda Rwanda and Zambia

Receive accredited training to help you give your business the support they need

Receive ongoing support to positively impact your own community and improve your career prospects

The criteria to take part in ICS is as follows:

UK, EU or EEA citizens with a current UK address or a citizen of one of the countries in which we operate

Aged 18-25 years old at the start of your placement (23-35 for Team Leaders)

Committed to fundraising at least £800 (UK volunteer and UK Team Leader only)

Can commit to 12 weeks on placement

Please ensure you apply using the form relevant to your home country

From the UK

Apply through the ICS application form

Make sure you select that you heard through challenges worldwide

From Africa

Apply directly to your local country office

Make sure you select your country of nationality

If you would like to find out more about our work with African SME’s or to get an insight into life on a Challenges Worldwide ICS placement then visit our updates section to read our volunteer blogs.