The Private Education Development Network (PEDN) is a non- profit organization, established in 2004 with an aim of promoting and integrating entrepreneurial teaching and learning and financial education in formal and informal education systems in Uganda.
Our practical and on ground experience of over 15 years working with schools and youth has enabled us to closely work with the Ministry of Education and Sports to contribute towards the education system in Uganda with a focus on literacy; numeracy, life skills enhancement, teacher training, establishing safe school learning environment for child protection enhancement and development of competency based curriculum…
Our Focus Areas
Together with our partners, promoting and integrating entrepreneurial teaching and learning and financial education in formal and informal education systems in Uganda.
Numbers achieved since 2014.
Adoption is unique stories, woven together, creating a movement that has changed the lives of millions of children.
We believe that to serve better. We have our footprint in 81 districts in Uganda
Trainers / Teachers Trained
Selecting teachers to act as trainers for other teachers
Engaging school in empowering students and youths through training and skilling.
Empowering students and youths through training and skilling them for the brighter future.
“After attending the Training of Teachers (ToT), teacher I realised that the social and emotional aspects of learning was something that Lydia needed most for her well-being socially and emotionally. I realised that even though Lydia was an orphan, she was still unique and her life was as much worthy of celebration like any other student in the school."
Trainee, Training of Teachers (ToT).
“I used not to distinguish between good and bad friends before Aflateen+ project came to our school simply because I could not differentiate between bad and good peer groups. But when I joined the Aflateen+ club, we had a session on Peer Grouping and it was then that I learnt to choose my fiends wisely"
Aflateen+ Club Member
“Thanks to the project, learners are now acting as an example to even some of us. They saw a problem, sat down in their group and came up with a solution that they are implementing. It has totally changed the face of our school.“
Mr. Abel Kyarikunda
The EGE Club Patron, Mother Care Primary School, Ntungamo
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Our Implementing Partners
Have been crucial in advancing youth led and community based clubs and projects.
These include institutions, governments, corporations, faith communities and more at global, regional and local level.
We work closely with our partners to identify, design and implement initiatives and build mutually beneficial partnerships.
We are pleased to work with many of partners who have been with us from the very beginning. Those who work with us nationally include:
Become a Volunteer
The key benefit of being a PEDN volunteer is the personal satisfaction the volunteer assignment brings you as you make a positive impact on youth empowerment and development.