Our Partners

Partners and URDT are two sides of the same coin. Both are needed in order to enable positive, sustainable change within the communities that we are tasked to serve. As a result, over a million rural farmers and their families benefit from the generosity of our friends and supporters. URDT has the privilege to work with renown local and international partners. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the many individuals and organizations who make our work possible.

Our current partners are:

Local organizations
  1. African Rural University (ARU)
  2. Ashoka Uganda
  3. Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom
  4. Charity for Rural Development (CHAFORD)
  5. Cross-Cultural Foundation Uganda (CCFU)
  6. Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA)
  7. FAWE-Uganda
  8. Girls Education Movement - Uganda (GEM)
  9. Kibaale Civil Society Network (KCSON)
  10. Makerere Institute of Social Research/ International Development Research Center
  11. Makerere University Faculty of Agriculture and Institute of Adult and Continuing Education
  12. Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR)
  13. Landesa, before Rural Development Institute
  14. Ministry of Agricultural
  15. Ministry of Education and Sports
  16. Local Council and District Leaders
  17. National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
  18. National NGO Forum
  19. Straight Talk Foundation
  20. World Vision Uganda

International Organizations and Projects

  1. African Farm Radio Research Initiative (AFRI)Â
  2. African Food and Peace Foundation (AFPF). Watch:;
  3. Agribusiness Initiative Trust (aBi Trust)
  4. AHEAD
  5. Ashoka International
  6. British Broadcasting Corporation World Service Trust (BBC-WS)
  7. CSI
  8. NCSI
  9. SIEG
  10. KF
  11. SDW
  12. Wilde Ganzen
  13. CDR.
  14. Civil Society Fund (CSF)
  15. Elimu Foundation
  16. FAO
  17. Ford Foundation
  18. Homeopaths without Borders
  19. HET BOSJE from the Netherlands
  20. MIT - USA
  21. Mitcham Girls High School- Australia
  22. Mustard Seed Trust Fund
  23. KIO
  24. Female Cancer Foundation
  25. Tools For Self Reliance (TFSR)
  26. Tools to Work; previous Derde Wereld Werkplaats
  27. Triodos Foundation
  28. San Domenico School California
  29. SAWA World
  30. Soroptimists Delft
  31. Unity College USA
  33. Warwick University UK
  34. WTEF

URDT is deeply appreciative of the collaboration and partnership it developed over the years.
We implemented special projects successfully supported by:

  1. ETC Foundation
  2. Impulsis / ICCO
  3. OXFAM
  4. Rockefeller Foundation

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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