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March 2023 Newsletter

URDT and AFPF celebrate International Women's Day theme: "DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality". We are happy to share inspirational stories. Thank you! We are ever grateful for your ongoing support.

  1. JUST RECEIVED FROM URDT GIRLS SCHOOL, from their celebration of International Women's Day today! In case you don't follow every word, the message of their recitation is 'Respect Women'. Enjoy their beautiful voices and energy. Click to see Video.

  2. Best in the District female student acknowledges her success with the URDT Tablets for online learning during the pandemic.

  3. URDT cancer screening of over 1,000 women using advanced technology.


Best in the District female student

aspires to become a Rural

Transformation Specialist.

Mbabazi Grace was the best in the whole district in the just concluded National Exams. She says her inspiration comes from the training she received from URDT Girls School with access to online learning using tablets received during the pandemic, qualified teachers, and the library. 


Over 1,000 Women get free cervical

cancer screening. 

Thanks to URDT, since 2017 a total of 1,300 women have had the prevention screening in over 10 sub-counties and health centers. Over 40 village chiefs have been taught including men. 


URDT Trains Village Health Teams (VHTs) on cervical cancer screening.

URDT is implementing a Training of Trainers (ToT) Project aimed at skilling 120 Health Workers, 7,500 women for screening services, 20,000 outreach, and 90% of precancerous women treated.

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