URDT promotes "integrated" rural development, teaching people to address the interconnectedness of health, education, financial self-sufficiency, civic participation and human/gender rights within their lives. URDT is situated on an 80-acre campus in the town of Kagadi. Across the campus there is a hum of many activities and programmes taking place: A residential Girls' School is training 240 girls to be leaders in their homes and communities. A community radio station is reaching out to 4 million people with educational programmes on health, human rights, land rights and other topics of local interest. A large Demonstration Farm is teaching students and community members sustainable agricultural techniques. The Land Rights and Human Rights offices are busy counseling a steady stream of people seeking information. The URDT Vocational Institute is training local youth in leadership, business and vocational skills.
Not For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:
Location (Town, City, District or Region)
Postal Address (Main Contact)
Ambassador House 56/60 Kampala Road P.O. Box 16253 Kampala, Uganda, East Africa