Who We Are

The PEDN Story

We aim at promoting and integrating entrepreneurial teaching and learning and financial education

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.

Over the past 5 years, PEDN has contributed to youth financial literacy and financial inclusion by directly reaching and training over 230,390 young people through its diverse programs in 1,572 schools across the country.

Vision
A Ugandan Society that is enterprising and productive.

Mission

To empower young people in Uganda through innovative and demand led entrepreneurial interventions that enable them to transform their livelihoods and communities.

Currently, PEDN currently has a presence in 36 districts spread in all regions of Uganda PEDN has implemented interventions supported by both local and international partners, including Ministry of Education and Sports, Citi Foundation, Aflatoun International, Opportunity International, USAID Feed The Future Program, DFID and Porticus among others.

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.

Core Values

  • Teamwork
  • Transparency
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Productivity
  • Creativity

Numbers achieved since 2014.

Adoption is unique stories, woven together, creating a movement that has changed the lives of millions of children.

81

Districts reached

We believe that to serve better. We have our footprint in 81 districts in Uganda

2771

Trainers / Teachers Trained

Selecting teachers to act as trainers for other teachers

1572

Schools Engaged

Engaging school in empowering students and youths through training and skilling.

230,390

Youth Trained

Empowering students and youths through training and skilling them for the brighter future.

Our Team

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in all forms.

Key stakeholders focused on building our community. As an organization, we believe good ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time.

Our team is comprised of members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to help us find innovative solutions to problems. Every single person there is smart, creative and fun..

Our staff is joining forces with communities and partners on the ground to help youths and young persons in understanding financial literacy and financial inclusion by directly reaching and training over 230,390 young people through its diverse programs in 1,572 schools across the country.

Ms. Irene Josephine Mutumba
Country Director
Irene is the Founder, Country Director of PEDN Group of Companies. Irene is also an Ashoka Fellow, a teacher by profession, a visionary leader, a seasoned social-business consultant, education and learning specialist, with over 25 years of management and leadership experience.
Ms. Joy Mukisa
Programs Director
Joy is the Programmes Director at PEDN and has over 16 years in project planning and management.
Mr. Hiled Mugabe
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Director
Hiled Mugabe possesses a decade of successful experience & expertise in monitoring and evaluation, research, quality assurance, knowledge management, statistical analysis, social research, resource mobilization, soft skills training and social and financial literacy skills.
Mr. Dennis Mpamizo
Finance & Administration
Denis has over 10 years’ experience and expertise in finance and administration. He is also a Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.

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