Who we are

We believe democracy is the key to building a fair, peaceful, and inclusive society. Therefore, our work is centered around promoting democracy, civic education and dialogue, policy research, and advocacy.

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Our Work

Rural Education and
Ownership Initiative (REOI)

The Rural Education and Ownership Initiative (REOI) aims to enhance learning opportunities for rural students by promoting continuous infrastructure investments, customized policy approaches, and community involvement in education. The Initiative comprises three elements, each with specific objectives to achieve lasting change.

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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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