What does it do?
- It encourages social and youth engagement through volunteering, training and awareness.
- It works to facilitate people’s development, strengthen their capabilities and achieve autonomy in their home countries.
- It drives social innovation in young people, creating educational projects that promote social entrepreneurship and initiative. They also help educational institutions become more aware of the impact of their work in society.
Which countries does it operate in?
- It carries out most of its activities in Spain, but is also present through volunteer programmes and Development Cooperation in more than 28 countries.
- International volunteer projects have led International Cooperation to work in 59 countries.
Other interesting information:
- Over 25 years of work by International Cooperation has meant that more than 125,000 young people have been involved in volunteer projects, training and awareness in more than 59 countries.
- Educational projects benefit 50,000 students throughout the year.
- More than 6,000 young people participate in volunteer projects that help 121,000 people directly.
- It has received a lot of recognition for its work, such as the 2017 Social Volunteer State Award, the Gold Order of Social Solidarity, and the National Youth Award from the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality.