Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT) 

URDT is a Ugandan NGO merging truly functional education and training with rural development interventions. URDT programs empower people living in rural communities through:

  • URDT Residential Girls’ School

  • Institute for Vocational Training and Youth Leadership

  • 2 Off-Campus Community Schools

  • Community Radio, KKCR 91.7FM

  • Demonstration Farm and Agro Processing Plant

  • Community Extension Services

African Rural University (ARU)

As the only all women’s university in East Africa with a rural development curriculum, ARU is well positioned to create a critical mass of rural transformation professionals. ARU also seeks to advance university-level development research and to give rural communities influence in the national development process. Graduates may go on to a variety of careers or postgraduate work in rural development.