DE - Development Education
DE - Development Education

EU Aid Volunteers

The initiative provides 18+ European citizens with the opportunity to work as volunteers in several countries in Africa, Asia, South American and Middle East, cooperating with local organizations in the field of humanitarian aid.

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Beneficiaries (*)

Local partners

GVC  Cambodia

GVC  Haiti

GVC  Lebanon

GVC Nicaragua

GVC  Tunisia

Fundacion Solidaridad Internacional, Haiti – FSI

Fundacion Alianza por los Derechos, la Igualdad y la Solidaridad

Fundacion Alianza por los Derechos, la Igualdad y la Solidaridad

Foundaciòn Ecuasol – Ecuasol

Association Villageoise d'Entraide et de Developpement Communautaire – AVEDEC

Mouvement Paysan Papaye – MPP

International partners

Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna – Unibo

Fundacion Alianza Por Los Derechos, La Igualdad y La Solidaridad – Alianza

Guilde Europeenne Du Raid – Guilde

Funding agencies


Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency


Starting date


Implementation period

24 months

The project aims at creating an opportunity of cooperation between European volunteers and organisations working in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. European citizens will be involved in local projects for preparedness and response to humanitarian crises. Europeans and locals will work together to strengthen the resilience capacity of vulnerable communities in extra-European countries.

Adding value to ECHO Humanitarian Operations with the support of 30 senior (16) and junior(14) volunteers in 8 developing countries to build and strengthen the capacities of  local organisations.

  • European and extra-European volunteer training
  • Best practice exchanges among European organisations
  • Communication activities
  • Technical assistance to local organisations and to volunteers
  • Outcome monitoring
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