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 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 got on and how Phase Two is getting on now, from our Blog

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

ETC @ GDPU  provides capacity building so that these young businesses can become more profitable and resilient. Improving the livelihoods of the group members and their families and their village.

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

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 phase two. Donors and other funding will be sought for the substantive programme.

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 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.