Choosing an Internship or Volunteer abroad with FSD is a sure benefit to your professional development career

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Immerse yourself in a cross cultural experience in finding solutions to development

Implement Sustainable Development Projects in communities using tested approaches

Engage in VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP and make a sustainable impact in Ugandan communities

Spend time reflecting on the effect of the internship experience to your academic goals and future career profession

Generate new knowledge about grassroot challenges through engaging in Research

Our Work

Our work provides opportunities for professionals and students on learning programs to sustainably impact grass-roots communities, thus, supplying building blocks for establishing international development careers, strengthening graduate school applications, fulfilling practicum requirements, and cultivating professional relationships

Our Programs

You can participate in any of our programs and sustainably transform community livelihoods in Uganda. Our programs are tailored to enable participants to gain hands-on experience in international development and full immersion into the Ugandan cultures

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Volunteer and Internship

FSD's Volunteer and internship program enables students and professionals, to join together with local grass-roots leaders to design or support projects that reflect the host communities' priorities. Participants implement projects from a variety of development sectors that suit their interests
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Community Mobilization & Empowerment

The Community mobilization & Empowerment program aims at  strengthening grass-roots community groups ability to identify their development priorities and sustainably utilize the resources available to engender their development for self-sustenance
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Our Program Development Sectors

You can choose to work  from any of the development Sector that suits your development interests



Women empowerment


Human rights




Youth development




ICT & Digital Innovation


How to Join the Program


You can start by applying to any of our programs that meets your interest

Application Review

After you have submitted your application, the FSD team will respond with feedback of your program placement


We later schedule and have an interview with you to clarify your goals and ambitions of applying to our program


Upon acceptance, you are allocated a host organization or to the FSD supported projects in the community to work with

Alumni Experiences

Partner With Us 

We Partner with local and international development agencies and learning institutions to ensure our participants acquire a learning experience that can enable them build a career in international development while creating lasting impacts to communities in Uganda. We welcome all development partners who are willing to join our efforts of empowering uderserved communities with sustainable solutions, while training future leaders in grassroots development strategies