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Our partners

ICS is funded by the UK Government and run by some of the most experienced and respected development organisations in the UK.

ICS is run by professionals with years of experience in international development who are committed to delivering a high quality volunteering programme.

Balloon volunteers

Balloon Ventures

Balloon run ICS projects in Kenya, Ghana and Uganda

Projects focus on enterprise, supporting micro-entrepreneurs to launch and grow innovative businesses that create jobs and improve lives.

More information on Balloon Ventures ICS


Challenges volunteers

Challenges Worldwide

Challenges Worldwide run ICS projects in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia

Projects focus on supporting small businesses to grow, creating jobs and improving local economies.

More information on Challenges Worldwide ICS


International service ICS volunteers

International Service

International Service run ICS projects in Burkina Faso and Ghana

Projects focus on supporting people to understand their rights, and put them into action.

More information on International Service ICS


Raleigh volunteers

Raleigh International

Raleigh ICS works on projects in Nepal, Nicaragua and Tanzania

Projects tackle issues around water and sanitation, as well as developing livelihoods.

More information on Raleigh ICS


Restless volunteers

Restless Development

Restless Development ICS, working in 7 countries in Africa and Asia

Focussing on youth-led projects in three core areas: civic participation, livelihoods and employment, and sexual and reproductive health.

Find out more about Restless Development ICS


tearfund ics volunteers


Tearfund ICS, working in Bangladesh and South Africa

Working closely with the local church to end poverty and injustice, and restore dignity and hope in some of the world's poorest countries.

Find out more about Tearfund ICS


VSO ICS volunteers


VSO ICS, working in 10 countries across Africa and Asia

Specific projects areas include HIV and AIDS, education, youth leadership, access to healthcare and climate change.

Find out more about VSO ICS


Y Care ICS volunteers

Y Care International

Y Care International ICS, working in five countries in Africa and Asia

Projects work with young people to help them to stay healthy and safe, get skills for work, prepare for emergencies and improve justice systems.

Find out more about Y Care ICS


Your ICS placement is about more than what you do while you're overseas.