Citizens Development Corps
CDC provides one-on-one management and technical assistance to the
of developing countries. CDC's programs draw advisors from the top ranks of American business.
Also known as: Citizens Democracy Corps
Staff of Citizens Development Corps may
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Most development projects last two to eight weeks.
Advisors have a minimum of eight years senior level management experience and most are active managers or owners.
Projects are done on a
basis, with advisors receiving all transportation and basic living expenses as well as a small per-diem.
Web Site: www.cdc.org
1400 I Street, NW Suite 1125
Washington, DC 20005
Registration / Application
Advisors can register their resumes by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
History: Incorporated in 1990 in Delaware as a not-for-profit organization.
Volunteers registered: 5,500 (as of 24-Sep-01).
Field Projects executed: 150 in 2000.
Advisors sent on field projects: 200 in 2000.
Budget: $11,671,906 (fiscal 1998)
Citizens Development Corps currently has projects in 10 countries in 3 Regions (Asia: 6, Eastern Europe: 3, Southeast Asia: 1)
CDC provides a low cost, highly effective form of foreign assistance, with immediate and long-term benefits for both the people of the region and of the United States, by focusing U.S. expertise on the
At the heart of CDC's programs are the volunteer advisors drawn from the top ranks of American business. All have a minimum of eight years senior level management experience and most are active managers or owners who give several months of their time and talents as doers, planners, and mentors.