THE LATEST UPDATES FROM CHALLENGES WORLDWIDE ICS VOLUNTEERS
International Citizen Service (ICS), funded by the UK Government, is supporting 7,000 young people from the UK to work alongside 7,000 young people from developing countries on projects that support positive change in some of the world’s poorest communities. ICS is introducing a new opportunity – ICS Entrepreneur – to support young volunteers who have an aptitude for enterprise to contribute to a development project. ICS Entrepreneur volunteers work together with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) where they have a direct positive impact through sharing their capabilities, perspectives and experience.ICS Entrepreneur with Challenges Worldwide is an opportunity for 18 – 25 year olds to share business skills and knowledge with small and medium enterprises whilst working alongside a local volunteer. Through helping a local company they are involved in the continued growth and development of their organisation, providing support for private sector development and economic growth aimed at reducing poverty.