Cross Culture International Foundation Cyprus- CCIF Cyprus

National Network

2, Kissavou street
8021 Paphos

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Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Gender
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Research
  5. Youth and education
General Information

CCIF Cyprus established in 2016, by young professionals and volunteers, highly passionate about the education for adult and youth, changing lives makes us happy! We believe in the transformative power of non-formal education and its ability to simplify the way we teach, learn, perform and elevate experiences.

Mission and Objectives

Our MISSION is to support education for social inclusion of all citizens including people with disabilities, TCNs, refugees, immigrants and with fewer opportunities through youth exchanges, networking, transnational initiatives, innovative gamification and cultural dialogues.

Our VISION is to empower all citizens, irrespective of gender, social, cultural, or educational background for active citizenship, volunteering, tolerance, respect, mutual understanding, sustainable growth and life development.

Our PURPOSE is to equip citizens from local and surrounding communities with artistic, digital, life and employability skills to access todays labor market and increase their chances of progressing into the world of work.

Main Projects / Activities

We build cultural harmony and well-being through educational, cultural and artistic expressions.
We work for giving access to education and culture which are human rights and we ensure that are in place for all citizens and especially youth.

Our mandate is to support education, by conducting researches, developing learning and training tools, which are applicable in non-formal educational settings. This enable us to guide and support youth and adults to find their path through empowerment, capacity building, social innovation, and initiatives & outreach. Thus, we provide the opportunities to participate and engage with the society and freely access our educational tools and programs in the fields of peace-building, human rights, humanitarian aid, gender education, and environmental protection.
Some of our activities:
- Understanding Diversity Coaching Inclusion
- Integration solutions for educators and youth workers working with immigrants
- Empowerment of women
- Fast learning courses to immigrant mothers and their children
- Social enterprenship
- Digital communication and digital marketing
- Sustainable Ecosystem and recycling
- Theatrical plays, music and dance ateliers for inclusion
- Drama therapy workshop
- workshops for Europass CV and language portfolio
- video production and scenography, overcoming the past and imagine the future
- Art workshop for youngsters from different social backgrounds to come closer in painting a common artwork.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

We aim to engage, positively influence and equip youth with digital, soft and entrepreneurial skills. We hold meetings with unemployed and disadvantaged local youth to help in their emotional, social and employability development in an informal setting but through educational processes. We develop supportive relationships for sustainable new experiences to foster increased confidence, ambition and empathy. This prepares them to make a positive contribution to society in adult life.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

To expand networking for intercultural dialogue between nations. To promote inclusive societies and fight inequalities.

Contact (1) Full Name
Marina Aristodemou
Job Title
Volunteer Project Manager
Head of the organisation
Konstantina Sokratous
Contact (2) Full Name
Katerina Vladimirou
Job Title (2)
Financial Administrator