Our Values
Equality & diversity
We value and treat our staff and partners fairly and with deference.
Our Values
Our work is non-partisan and objective, free from political influence or patronage. Our loyalty rests with our stated mission.
Our Values
Professionalism, integrity & service
We are polite, reliable and innovative in our research, advocacy methods and work ethics.
Our Values
Transparency & accountability
We communicate our work and advocacy honestly with regard only to our raison d'etre.
Our Values
Environment responsibility
We are sustainable users of resources and advocate environmental accountability.

Our SDG Commitment

CDS Africa embraces the vision behind the SDGs, the pursuit of which would accelerate socio-economic development and a sustainable future for all.

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We are a Civil Society Organization. It is the policy of this CDS Africa to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion etc.

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Volunteer with us

Why volunteer with us?

Volunteering with CDS Africa offers personal and professional fulfilment.

We provide a great learning experience and impact opportunities for individuals to contribute towards deepening democracy and socio-economic development in Africa.


  • Must be able to read and write.


  • Volunteers are given the opportunity to learn relevant work skills.
  • Weekly / Monthly stipend.
  • Certificates will be awarded after at least three months of volunteering.
  • Depending on the avalaibility of vacancy, some volunteers can secure a job with CDS Africa.
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How We Help

Why partner with CDS Africa

We are independent, diligent and result-oriented. Integrity and timeliness are the anchors of our work ethic. It enables us to build trust and confidence in our work and take measured risks to help our success.

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