FSD Jinja-Uganda volunteering programs are the best opportunity for professionals worldwide to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development in one of the most immersive training grounds in all of Africa.
FSD Jinja-Uganda currently offers two programs: community based development projects & community based research projects. Both, however, highlight the importance of community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development, which is our programs' overall specialty.
Volunteers will receive extensive training and the opportunity to apply their professional skills with local colleagues on the implementation of their research and proposals on Ugandan communities. Aside from this, volunteers will also experience the rich and diverse culture that only Uganda can offer and live an unforgettable experience abroad, while volunteering in the betterment of local people.
- A complete cultural immersion through our host family accomodation.
- A personal supervisor and a team that will help you with each step of your internship.
- Extensive training and 24/7 support.
- Work within a development sector of your interest including: Microfinance/Microenterprise; Community development; Environment; Human Rights; Health; Women and Gender; Information and communications technology; Visual and performing arts; Education