Foundation for Sustainable Development

Foundation for Sustainable Development
1000 Brannan Street Suite 207
San Francisco
Phone Number: 
Contact Person: 
Max Lucy,
Contact Email: 
Organization Category: 
International Development
Types of Opportunities: 

Volunteer and Development Project opportunities with group and individual programs in: Health, Youth Development and Education, Gender Equity, Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability, Appropriate Technology, Microfinance, Microenterprise

Occupations Needed: 
Public Health Students, Public Health Workers, Other
Medical Specialties: 
Public Health Education, Rural Specialization
Countries Served: 
Argentina, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Uganda, Kenya, India
Language Requirements: 
Intermediate conversational Spanish required for South American programs.
Time Commitment: 
Individual Intern Abroad programs: 9 weeks. Group Service Learning Programs: 10 days. Pro Corps: 2 weeks.

Programs vary in cost based on length of time in country. ($1000-$3500)


FSD training programs are highly immersive, bringing students, professionals, and retirees on-site to support critical grassroots initiatives. Rather than work on aid-based, short-term projects, participants collaborate with community partners to enhance local capacity to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, all programs include: orientation, family homestay, language and grassroots development trainings, seed Grant + access to additional funding for strong projects, hands-on project development experience, debriefing sessions, cultural activities, and access to FSD's Alumni Connect program.

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