International Citizen Service (Burkina Faso)

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International Citizen Service, Burkina Faso, Kabeela


International Citizen Service (ICS) is a UK Government funded programme providing volunteer placements to 18-25 year olds and Team Leader placements to 23-35 year olds. International Service volunteers in Burkina Faso work with partners with expertise in training in local crafts and manufacture, supporting women and girls affected by the death of a husband or partner, fighting for farmers’ rights, or running literacy and skills training.



Conditions: Open to 18-25 year olds (23-35 year olds for team leaders), living in the UK OR partner countries, committed to fundraising £800.



Cost: The program is highly subsidised by DFID, the Department for International Development, including travel abroad, accommodation and an allowance for living costs. Volunteers are asked to fundraise £800.