Design Sprint Practicum 3 Weeks to Catalyze a Venture's Growth.

The 3 week trip to Uganda is our most popular exchange offering.


Volunteers work intensively with a ventures who have signed up to intensively develop their strategy during the 3 weeks ‘Sprints’.

8 half-day workshops from United Social Ventures will introduce tools to be collaborated upon outside of sessions. This will include trips to get feedback directly from users.

The three weeks is shapes so that the collaboration will continue remotely beyond the trip. Volunteers have become permanent team members, board members, and even returned to live in Uganda after the trip!

The Schedule

Dates for 2020

21st May – 11th June
16th July – 6th August
27th August – 17th September

Why an Exchange with United?

Experiential Learning

Because social entrepreneurship and global citizenship is best learned through practice

Effective Impact

Tasks are tailored to your skillset & of genuine significance to high-potential social ventures

Enduring Connections

Work continues remotely from your home. 10% of past participants have returned to Uganda.

Explore Uganda

On weekends go on safari, tour Kampala, raft the Nile… even bungee jump!

Equitable Friendships

Peer-to-peer collaborations create a more authentic and enjoyable intercultural experience.

Costs United Social Ventures is a charity, not a commercial company making profits from international volunteers. Participants fundraise for trips to cover the costs to United of running them.

United’s Fee: £575 / $730


This includes:

        • Accommodation
        • Airport Pick-up/Drop-off
        • 24/7 United Support
        • Training Workshops & Webinars
        • Connections to Social Ventures
        • Sim Card with Minutes & Internet
        • Safeboda Credit for Kampala Trips
        • Field Trip to Rural Uganda

NOT Included in this Fee:


        • Flights
        • Living Costs (e.g. Food & Drink)
        • Visa Fees
        • Inoculations
        • Travel Insurance
        • Other Activities in Uganda (e.g. Safari, Trip to Jinja,…)


More Questions? Talk to us or a former participant, over email or Skype call, just let us know below…