"AfID have been guiding us to our destination like traffic controllers landing a plane with one engine on fire...  Read more

...Special thanks to Apeksha and Leah who have been so patient with us and whose professionalism and passion for AfID filled us with the confidence to do this."

Phil, CIMA
SolarAid & Sunny Money Malawi
"Having AFID volunteers work with our team was invaluable.  The entire process, from partner selection through to volunteer selection and placement preparation was smooth and professional, and ensured both quality partners and highly experienced volunteers are paired together..." Read more

"From our team's perspective, having AfID volunteers work closely with our staff have significantly improved our business.  We now have improved processes, a greater level of accountability and transparency to donors, and the systems put in place mean we're now managing the entire organisation so much more efficiently.

Best of all, our staff have improved their confidence in implementing financial processes, and they gained fantastic professional development as a result of receiving mentoring and support from the volunteers.  AfID and their volunteers have completely exceeded our expectations and we couldn't be more grateful for the support we have received."

[Partner Organisation]
SHE Investments,

"My placement, with Voice Ghana, gave me an increased confidence in my ability to overcome challenges and enabled me to use my skills to make a positive change." 

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"I feel I made some lifelong connections and friends and would recommend AfID and their work to everyone."

Claire, CPFA
Voice Ghana
"Through AfID I worked on a 3 month assignment in Malawi with an organisation that provdes loans to groups of women to give then a "hand up" in their lives. It was a challenging...  Read more

... and, ultimately rewarding experience to be part of this organisation which makes such a difference to people's everyday lives.
AfID worked diligently to ensure that I was prepared to meet the challenge and carry out my responsibilities effectively for the organisation.
I have to thank AfID for giving me such an opportunity. It was a pleasure to work with AfID and I hope it will not be the last time."

Bob, FCA
MicroLoan Foundation, Malawi

"I can’t express enough how much of an asset AfID’s volunteer has been to This Life Cambodia. Without Lauren's expertise we would have been in a real dilemma!" 

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"She went well above and beyond what we asked of her. Efficient, polite and a complete joy to work with!"

[Partner Organisation]
Billy Gorter, Founder
This Life Cambodia
"I was truly impressed by the professionalism and support that all AfiD employees demonstrated from the first contact up to my return, but particularly by Daniela Fernandez who guided my through the assignment... Read more

To me being the most qualified and knowledgeable Finance employee was new, it gave me a lot of confidence to realise how valuable my skills can be, I improved my coaching and developed mentoring skills. Communication in a foreign language that I was not fluent in made me realise the importance of communication, the different forms of communication and improved my communication skills. I was faced with a few challenges, had to think outside the box and demonstrate a lot of patience."

Andrea, CIMA
AsociaciĆ³n de Mujeres del Altiplano Guatemala
"We thank AfID for your support, perseverance and ultimate professionalism for both the volunteer's wellbeing and the organization's benefit. My accounting team, albeit 2 people, are still working through a whole new experience in our systems... Read more

and I am so excited to be able to differentiate our accounts across all our programmes and businesses to report to the donors more clearly, provide P& L accounts finally in figures and charts, and prove that all the work on all our behalf's has been more than worthwhile. We look forward to a second experience with Afid to provide their support in budgeting, supervisions and further excel techniques Thanks to Juhi for so much she gave to us, and to Daniela and all the team in AfID, for their invaluable contribution to our future as a developing organization here in rural Nicaragua."

[Partner Organisation]
Cafe Luz y Luna, Nicaragua
"Once more we would like to put on record our gratitude towards Accounting for International Development for making the connections with..." Read more

"...motivated and passionate volunteers, who are also great professionals. On behalf of the entire organisation: thank you so much!"

[Partner Organisation]
Hanne de Buin, Programme Director
Kattaikkuttu Sangam India