Training students at the URDT Girls’ School and its Community schools.

The schools have developed a home development to generate sustainable income at the students’ homes.
Students are trained in Farm Enterprise Management. In particular they learn:

  • Mind-set change: moving from subsistence farming to farming as business to ultimately commercial farming;
  • Systems thinking: understanding the relationship between food security, health and sustainable income;
  • Value chain management, including the importance of seed selection, land preparation, timely weeding, soil and pest management, post-harvest management, marketing and value addition;
  • Family cooperation and community organizing as key ingredients for sustainable rural livelihood development;
  • Practical skills in sustainable agricultural practices;
  • Practical skills in growing all types of cash crop; tree farming and agro forestry, poultry keeping, bee keeping, piggery; food processing and construction of storage facilities (see picture).


Each class has a garden. By the time the students finish Senior 4:

  • They are familiar with all the major farm practices
  • Their homes have sufficient income to cater for basic needs, good health and education of siblings.
  • Students transfer their newly gained knowledge through training parents in workshops organised by the school and back home projects during the school holidays
 

URDT-ARU holds a staff
conference with an 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

Government of Uganda praises URDT
for transforming the youth and the country

H.E president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
Commissioned the Kagadi Kibaale Media House
On 13th November 2015, at URDT campus

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Upcoming Major Events

 

 

  • Training of URDT Board and Managers of Workshops on Management and Sustainability of the Institute by Tools to Work On 20th/01/2018

  • Installation and launch of KKC TV at the media house.

  • Launching of the WASH project (construction of micro flush toilets, installation of water purification systems and construction of washrooms) that URDT will implement with support from Rotary international.

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URDT and ARU Management has held its Staff Conference for 2019
URDT/ARU STAFF CONFERENCE 2019
URDT/ARU STAFF CONFERENCE 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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