URDT and ARU held a staff conference from 10th to 12th january 2018 with an aim of examining performance, deliverables and impact expected for 2019

 Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe Ashoka Fellow Making an opening remark during the Conference

The vice chancellor of African Rural University who is also the founder of Uganda Rural Development and Training(URDT) program, an NGO based in Kagadi district, Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe called on the staff of the organization to play a leading role in rural transformation.

Speaking during a two day conference for the URDT and ARU staff at URDT multi-purpose hall in Kagadi town , Dr. Mwalimu said, it’s the responsibility of every staff to implement the organization’s programs in order to transform communities.

He urges the staff to focus on providing local institutions with the necessary knowledge, skills and experience in order to help people improve their lives and transform their communities.

Mr. Herbert Tumuhimbise the COO Of URDT addressing the Staff

The Chief Operations Officer(COO) Mr. Herbert Tumuhimbise, encouraged the staff to uphold the core principles of the URDT organization to ensure that the communities are transformed.

The Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT) empowers marginalized people in rural areas of Uganda by focusing on the “missing link” in development programs.

URDT uses a people-centered approach by combining rural development projects with consciousness raising, training, education and information sharing to facilitate integrated, self-directed, and sustainable development in surrounding communities.




The Uganda Project Film to be shown
on NBS on 3rd June 2019 after the 9 news.
This is a film by Robert Fritz, on the new
direction in world development.

URDT extends Cervical Cancer
Screening services to the called hard
to reach areas in Kagadi District
Ndaiga Sub County.

URDT held a board of
directors and senior management
retreat from 6th – 7th/Feb/2019.

URDT-ARU holds a staff
conference with the aim of
orienting staff on the core
principles of the organization

URDT institute graduates are
championing entrepreneurship in
the communities

Graduates urged to seek
self-employment during
the African Rural University
4th Graduation ceremony

African rural university
Students clean Kagadi town
streets and market in a move
to keep the Town Council clean

Robert Fritz
Trains Over 200 URDT Staff and
Community Leaders on Visionary
Leadership at URDT

URDT Cervical Cancer project Launched
in Kagadi on the 26th January 2018 at URDT

The government of Uganda praises URDT
for transforming the youth and the country

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URDT and ARU Management has held its Staff Conference for 2019
URDT Institute Students during their Welding classes
Institute Hands on
Institute Hands on
View of URDT Campus
Our Campus
Our Campus
Cervical cancer project
Training Cervical cancer nurses
Training Cervical cancer nurses
pupils in their farms
Pupil Managed School Farm
Pupil Managed School Farm
URDT embraces culture
Cultural Asset center
Cultural Asset center
KKCR Acts as a forum for participation and information sharing for rural transformation
Information Sharing by KKC Radio
Information Sharing by KKC Radio
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