Alumni success projects

Safe and available water is essential for individual and public health. The global community is experiencing a crisis in water quality and availability. Illness and deaths caused by contaminated water is at an all-time high, which is threatening the health and well-being of people across the globe. With the climate…
Elizabeth participated in the virtual internship program with the hope to gain some international working experience for the very first time. Her goal was to learn about a new culture while also gaining skills to carry into future career endeavors. Through working with a nongovernmental organization abroad, experience working on…
We are girls, we are proud to talk about menstruation. Every girl should have a happy flow. We have access to sanitary pads and reusable sanitary pads to make us comfortable in our periods. We achieved this through the support of FSD intern students and St Francis Health care services.…
There has been a high prevalence of diseases related to poor sanitation and hygiene in different communities of Uganda. This has been predominantly due to lack of access to safe drinking water. It is also coupled by poor behavioral practices by the community in promoting good sanitation and hygiene. Olivia,…
Savings and loan associations have changed people’s mindset and approaches towards business in Uganda. With the right business information, knowledge and skills, societies have the capacity to leverage their acquired knowledge to transform their livelihoods for a greater good. Maria, Jack, Hannah and Juliette, students from Notre Dame University, worked…

Empowering women with finance literacy Skills

Kamish, Campbell & Feben were students from Northwestern University who participated on FSD Fall II 2020 virtual internship. They were interested in understanding local communities’ cultures and development challenges while supporting them with tangible solutions. Based on their interests, the students were placed to work with our community partner organization…
Rowan, Lilly and Yulia, are students at Northwestern University on Global Engage Student Institute global development learning program who participated on FSD Fall II 2020 virtual internship. They were interested in carrying out a project related to global health development. The students were hosted by St Francis Health Care Services,…
Sarah, Margot, Refilwe and Han queen were students from Northwestern University who participated on FSD Fall II 2020 virtual internship. They were placed to work with Sustain Microenterprise (SME) as their host organization. SME is an organization working to transform the lives of vulnerable women and families out of poverty.…
Rhianna is a student from Worcester polytechnic institute who carried out her virtual internship with fsd Jinja. She was attached to Kakira Organization Rural Development (KORD) as her host organization. KORD supports sugarcane community groups in eastern Uganda with community development projects aimed at improving their livelihoods. Rhianna is passionate…
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