Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects ( CADIP ) is a non-profit Canadian organization. It has no religious or political affiliation. Through various charity and volunteer initiatives, Cadip promotes peace, cooperation, tolerance and understanding in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and international surroundings. The organization also promotes patterns and examples of civil activities focused on serving others, on building social ties and strengthening communities, on supporting civil society development.

Mission and general objectives

To promote volunteering as an expression of civic contribution

To assist in community development

To build tolerance and understanding in multicultural and multi-ethnic surroundings

To promote multiunderstanding among volunteers all over the world

To facilitate the individual growth of the volunteers through the acquisition of work, life and learning skills

Main activities

Short-term Voluntary Projects focusing on :

  work with orphans and disadvantaged kids

  teaching children from poor communities

  nature protection, gardening and forestry

  therapeutic and social programs

  renovation and restoration of cultural and youth centers

  heritage conservation and archaeological excavations

  preparation of cultural events: festivals, exhibitions, jazz and rock concerts, etc.

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Long-term Voluntary Projects

They are in the same fields but require significantly longer commitment - from one to several months.

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The organization has membership dues of $55 per calendar year. Membership is not automatically renewed.