Here you can meet all the students currently taking part in the programme at CICD.

Cristian from Spain
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Cristian, Spain

My name is Cristian, I am 28 years old and I come from Tenerife in Spain.I haven't been able to have a stable job and I have done different courses of professional training without ever being very clear what direction my life has to take. However, there is…
Juan from Spain
November 2018 - Climate Activist

Juan, Spain

From the past to the future. Im Juan from Granada a city that is in the south of Spain, very wonderful land, but it didn’t fill me at all.I was looking for my self and I didn’t know it, because I never go deeper in my heart to know what’s on.One day I decided…
Celia web
May 2018 - Climate Activist

Celia, Spain

I’m Celia, I’m from somewhere in La Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember… But I know that it’s in Spain. Now it’s only saying that I’m 23 and the easiest part of a presentation it’s already finished. It’s also not very difficult trying to…
Andre
February 2018 - Poverty Activist

Andre, Germany

Hello everybody. I'm André from Dresden in Germany. Before I came here I first studied traffic engineering and then worked at the university. I believe that it is worth actively fighting for a free, environmentally conscious and grassroots democratically…
Idoya
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Idoia, Spain

I am Idoia, I am 34 and I come from Navarra, a region in the north of Spain.I've always been a curious person and I think that's why I studied journalism. I think trying new things and challenge yourself is the best way to learn.I worked as a journalist for a…
Diego
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Diego, Italy

Hi everyone! My name is Diego, I come from a small town in the north of Italy. I love travelling and I have been in many places in the last 5 years. I just started the Gaia programme and I'm understanding how this place works, so far so good! I love cooking…
Ines
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Ines, Portugal

Ines, Portugal Hello! I'm Inês and i arrive to CICD a few weeks ago. I never had the chance to finish university because I was not appreciating what i was doing anymore. I was studying classical guitar which is a beautiful thing to do and made me who I am…
Jose
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Jose, Spain

Hi, my name is José, I´m from Tenerife, Canary Islands in spain. I´m 24 years old and since I did arrive in CICD my life is changing each day. The life in community let me be myself and learn day by day new things of me that I didn´t know before. Not all the…
Juan Manuel
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Juan, Argentina

My name is Juan Manuel, I am 24 years old and I was born in Argentina. When I was 18 years old I started to study Social Communication (journalist) because I think that the comunication is very important for community life. So I am in CICD because I like…
Adina
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Adina, Romania

My name is Adina and the reason I joined CICD is because I am looking for my community. A community of open minded people with whom I can construct positively, and, in the process, defy the routine and the addiction to technology. A tribe where I can live…
Irene
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Irene, Spain

Hello everyone ; ) My name is Irene and I am from Spain!! I am 25 years old and I am enjoying the beginning of this experience. Before I made the decision to come here I was working as a children entertainer and I loved the job but I needed to search inside…
Juan Arellano
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Juan, Spain

I am Juan and I arrived to CICD in 2018. I come from a town near to Madrid, my High school was a typical one, one of those schools that are how ‘’the high schools are supposed to be’’. When I finished, I started the university, as I was good a maths, and I…
Kaloyan
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Kaloyan, Bulgaria

My name is KaloyanI'm 27 years old and I am from Bulgaria (east Europe)I love plants, animals, sun, music, art, moutains, sea, all kind of nature.I feel really well in the deep nature.I also love girls.:)Why did I join CICD ?I joined beacause in my country…
Cristiana
August 2018 - Poverty Activist

Cristiana, Portugal

Hello, my name is Cristiana Garrido, I'm 26 years old and I'm Portuguese. Before working at CICD, I worked as a waitress at several hotels in Lisbon. Tired of the cosmopolitan life and the exaggerated capitalism in which we live, I decided to look for…
Zsolt
August 2018 - Fighting with the Poor

Zsolt, Hungary

Hello Everyone! My name is Zsolt. After two years of preparation I came here to CICD in March 2018 to change the path of my life. I had a job, I was paying my rent and stuff, had friends whom I went to have fun with, but that life was not enough, wanted to do…
February 2018 - Poverty Activist

Maria, Spain

My name is María from Spain. I´m 31 years old.I came to CICD on October 2017. The life in comunity is a new adventure, we learn to share all things with people from diferent countries and thoughts.For me it is a very heartwarming experience, because I´m…
Araceli
November 2017 - Climate Activist

Araceli, Spain

I'm in CICD since July. I actually don't know what will happen when I go to the project in India: I am very curious what kind of work I will do there green actions or the urban gardens. When I left Tenerife I realized a lot of things about how my life would…
Melisa
May 2018 - Climate Activist

Melisa, Argentina

I'm Melisa from Bs As Argentina,I’m the last to join the school, I came here in November 2017 but I feel that I am doing a lot, it will be because I feel very comfortable.In Argentina, I’m a Tourism Technician and worked in an insurance office. To finish with…
Roser
February 2018 - Poverty Activist

Roser, Spain

Hello! My name is Roser and I come from a little village in the Pyrenees. I love nature, people, food, the Earth and the cultures all around the globe. I hate injustice, so I chose to join CICD as a way to become an activist against all this social and…
Jorge
May 2018 - Climate Activist

Jorge, Spain

In Spain finishing High School is a big struggle because, truth be told, the path is quite uncertain and for me it was no different. And if you come from a Waldorf school the situation is even worse because you see yourself getting out of a bubble and…
Juliana
August Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Juliana, Brazil

My name is Juliana, 37 years old, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I am an economist with thee master degrees. I worked in a bank for 17 years.I am here to do something different in my life. Something for my soul. I took one year to improve as a human being,…
Milagros
August Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Milagros Diaz, Spain

Hi! My name is Milagros. I come from Tenerife, Canary Islands, in Spain. I have had the idea about doing volunteering all my life, above all in Africa, since I was 18 years old.... but at that time there wasn't as much information as now. However now internet…
Carlota
August Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Carlota, Portugal

Hi there everyone :D I'm Carlota and I am from Portugal! I am 21 years old and I am currently finishing my BA in International Relations. I had lived in Turkey, Poland and Egypt and I have travelled to over 18 countries. The reason why I decided to join CICD…
Alvaro
August Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Alvaro, Spain

My name is Alvaro. I'm 23 years old, and I'm from Spain.Why do you come as a volunteer? From my point of view, I think if you want a change the world, first you have to start with yourself, leave the words and start acting. I came here to be able to…
Lidia
August Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Lidia, Spain

Hi!My name is Lidia and I´m from Spain (Canary Islands).I´m enjoying the Gaia team preparing for the next 12 months Development Instructor program, and it´s been a good opportunity that give me new skills before to start. Before I came here I used to work as…
jasu
August Team 2017 - Climate Activist

Yasu, Spain

I´m Yasu. I´m 23 years old and I´m from Spain. I studied Environmental Sciences. I have been wanting to do a volunteer programme for a long time and I found CICD, that I think is a good opportunity not just to help people in undeveloped countries but also to…
Konstantin
August Team 2017 - Climate Activist

Konstantin, Estonia

Hello! My name is Konstantin. I'm 23. I come from Tallinn, Estonia. Before coming here I studied property management. I decided to join CICD because there are a lot of people out here from many many countries all over the world. Despite the very different…
Alejandro
August Team 2017 - Climate Activist

Alejandro, Spain

I am Alejandro. I am 23 years old and I am Spanish. I have finished the university degree in Environmental Sciences, and before starting my working life I was looking for some new experiences that makes me grow in knowledge related to the environment and also…
Florencia
August Team 2017 - Climate Activist

Florencia, Argentina

I'm Florencia, 32 years old. I'm an architect from Argentina, especially interested in sustainable architecture and use of natural resources. I think that as an architect I have the knowledge and tools necesary for helping vulnerable people to improve their…
Jimmy
August Team 2017 - Climate Activist

Jimmy, Portugal

Hello people! I´m Catarina Fontes (better known as Jimmy) and I´m from Azores, the Portuguese islands. I studied Engineering and Environmental Management and after that Agronomic Engineering. I believe both study areas are directly related and involved…
Nayibe
March Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Nayibe, Spain

I am Nayibe, I am 29 years old. I am Colombian, but I lived in Spain ten years, I am now a volunteer at CICD England, where I am preparing for my trip to Africa in august. I used to work as a secretary, a nutritionist and a cook. I have a big family I have 2…
Miguel
March Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Miguel, Portugal

Hi!My name is Miguel Gomes, I have 22 years and I'm from Portugal.I start my GAIA period in October 2016.Before that I came here, I study multimedia (photography and video)After that I tried some jobs like restaurants and the vinyards in France.I always had a…
Roberto
May Team 2017 - FWTP 18month

Roberto, Italy

My name is Roberto and I'm from Italy.I am here to take one of my dreams and turn it into reality.I am beautiful, passionate, charming, rich, amazing, pigs got wings and England is always warm and sunny. If you want to get to know me, the best thing is eating…
Maria B
May Team 2017 - FWTP 18month

Maria, Spain

Hi! I’m Maria Busanya, I am 24 years old and I am from Barcelona. I have a bachelor degree in International Business and since I was a kid, my dream was to work and live in Africa for an NGO or with my own project. Over the years, this dream changed a little…
Vicky
May Team 2017 - FWTP 18month

Vicky, Spain

My name is Vicky Delgado and I was born in the island of Tenerife in 1962.During my life I have done different jobs, but the one I feel more identified is photographer free lance.My experience began in 1996. After an eight-month stay in Chile photographing…
Jose
May Team 2017 - FWTP 18month

Jose, Mexico

Hello my name is Jose and I'm 28 years old, I'm from Mexico City. I study management and the main reason for my enrollment in CICD is because I strongly believe that if you want different outcomes you have to do thing differently and if you can help other…
ana miguel
March Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Ana Miguel, Portugal

Hello my name is Ana Miguel, I'm a Portuguese girl. I am 34 years old. I have been always a happy person. After some years working in accounting (I have a degree in management) I decided again to quit my job, sell my car and go traveling alone backpacking in…
aida
March Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Aida, Spain

Hello! My name is Aida and I am 20 years old. I am from Barcelona, Spain. My father is from Senegal and my mother was born in Germany. So I have a mix of cultures. I love to travel, to sing, dance and to go for walks and lose myself in the forest. I like very…
gabri
March Team 2017 - Poverty Activist

Gabriel, Spain

Hello my name is Gabriel. I am 23 years old. I’m from Spain, Canary Islands. I tried to study computer science at the University but I didn´t like it. Because I ended up studying kitchen management. I’ve worked in three restaurant, one Italian, Mexican and…
andrea
November Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Andrea, Spain

Hi, my name is Andrea Cerezo I’m a Spanish girl and I’m 24 years old.When I was younger I lived in a small village in the north of Guadalajara, after I went to study in Madrid and now I’m a social worker.I’ve worked in shops, summer camps with people whit…
marta
November Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Marta, Portugal

Hi! I’m Marta, Portuguese girl from Lisbon and I’ve 19 years old. So, to start to present myself I will talk a bit about what I’ve done before I came to CICD.I’ve studied in a school in Lisbon until I’ve 17 years old, I’ve study languages and humanities. I…
Luis
November Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Luís Fraga Brum, Portugal

Hi,My name is Luis Fraga Brum, I am 42 years old and I came from Portugal.About my studies I did high School and I did some subjects from the first year degree of a Mechanical Engineering Course.My last Job, I was an Ambulance driver.My best skill is…
Joge
November Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Jorge Barriga, Portugal

My name is Jorge Barriga, I am 29 years old and I come from Portugal. I started as a Law student but I didn't like it. Then I stop studying for a year and started to work and then i applied for the International Relations degree. I was accepted and finished…
May Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Tibor Fodor, Hungary

CICD's sports' guy.Loves cycling, photography and gardening.Profile to be added...
February Team 2016 - FWTP 24month

János Gyurcsó, Hungary

A mysterious guy... :-)Profile to be added...
February Team 2016 - FWTP 24month

Tânia Guedes, Portugal

A mysterious girl... :-)Profile to be added...
February Team 2016 - FWTP 24month

Pavel Kostelei, Czech Republic

Hi guys! :-)My name is Pavel and I'm from Czech Republic… sort of…Quarter Polish, quarter Finnish Sámi, half Russian, born in St-Petersburg, lived half of the life in Czech Republic – to make it more clear. I discovered CICD by a very big coincidence during…
May Team 2016 - FWTP 18month

Helena Falcão, Portugal

My name is Helena Falcão! I'm Portuguese and am 51 years old ... I was born in Angola and carry with me the sun and the earth's heat from where I was born! I am a plastic artist and paint my days with the colours I want! I need to smile every day ... It's the…