Social Justice

URDT aims to ensure respect, care, health and prosperity for the disadvantaged and marginalized groups like women, children and the disabled
URDT in particular focuses on:

  • Women empowermen
  • Gender and HIV/AIDS
  • Right to meaningful livelihoods through access to land
  • Peace and Community Cooperation
  • Empowering people with disabilities
  • Human rights based approach to programming


  • 654 girls educated in primary and secondary schools to become change agents in their homes and communities;
  • Over 10.000 community members HIV/AIDS prevention aware;
  • Over 5.000 clients advised on issues of human rights and land rights;
  • Over 100 meetings and workshops at village or parish level on issues of social justice;
  • 250 programmes on social justice issues aired on URDT’s community radio;
  • 52 councillors received training in handling rights abuse in their communities;
  • 60 district authorities were trained in the principles of human rights based approach to programming;
  • 3 Kagadi Marathons organised where women, supported by men, run 10km to promote peace at all levels
  • URDT is widely acknowledged by the larger community for its constructive role in creating peace and minimizing tribal conflicts.
  • Draft National Land Policy prepared and presented to the Ministry of Lands
  • Peace and greater transparency achieved
  • Women’s aspirations on land and land matters unveiled
  • School for children with disabilities supported with education materials, beddings and wheelchairs


  • Bunyoro anti-corruption coalition
  • Bunyoro Kingdom and other traditional leaders
  • FIDA
  • Legal Aid project
  • Uganda Human rights commission
  • Uganda Police
  • Uganda Land Alliance
  • many women, youth and the elderly groups in the region

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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Upcoming Major Events


  • Launch of KKC TV at the media house.

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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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