Village Savings and loan Association Training at Acet center Omoro District August 2017 for Front Page
Village Savings and Loan Association pilot training session at Acet centre, Omoro District, August 2017

ETC @ GDPU is the project set up by the charity ETC of PWD.

This project provides extra training for the small business groups started by students with disability at Gulu Disabled Persons Union (GDPU) under the Youth Development Programme*

Find out how the Pilot Programme and Phase Two got on and how Phase Three is getting on now, from our Blog

The first ETC @ GDPU pilot skills training session in Gulu, June 2017

ETC @ GDPU  provides capacity building through Gulu Disabled Persons Union, so that these young businesses can become more profitable, resilient and sustainable; improving the livelihoods of the group members, their families and their community.

For much more  about ETC @ GDPU and the background to it, please look at the Information Pages opposite.

Akera Roberts, individual Businesss Enterprise on the pilot programme

The ETC @ GDPU project started in Gulu in May 2017 and has been privately funded during the pilot and subsequent phases. Other forms of funding are now being sought for a more substantive programme.  Individual donations are particularly welcome, if you are interested please visit the Donations page..

Enhancing The Capacity of Persons With Disability (ETC of PWD) was registered as a UK charity in June 2018, it is the body that oversees the ETC@GDPU project. Please follow the link above or visit the information page to find out more.

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GDPU Open Day 2015

* Between 2013 and 2016, the Youth Development Programme (funded by The Department for International Development and delivered by Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) gave vocational training and post training support to vulnerable youth in Northern Uganda, helping them into employment or to set up a small business.