Emmanuel explains the challenges facing truck drivers during COVID-19 – and how PDT-U is helping

Uganda PDT-U COVID-19 Response Project In June 2020, Transaid launched a COVID-19 response programme to support heavy goods vehicle (HGV)...

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CASE STUDY: Emmanuel Zambo PDT-U COVID-19 Response Project – Uganda

In June 2020, Transaid launched a COVID-19 response programme to support heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers in Uganda, supported by the...

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Meet Nelima, the PDT-U graduate paving the way for female drivers

Nelima Muyobo is one of the female drivers challenging the assumption that truck driving is a male profession. Earlier this year when Nelima...

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Uganda Professional Driver Training Project ‘equipped 100% of drivers with job-ready skills’

An independent assessment of the Professional Driver Training Programme in Uganda (PDT-U) has found that 100 per cent of trainees felt the...

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Technical Brief: Establishing a Sustainable Model for Professional Driver Training in Uganda

This technical brief presents the details of the PDT-U project, which was implemented in partnership with the Ugandan Government and funded by...

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Join us for our next webinar

Join our webinar! Transaid and Safe Way Right Way completed the delivery of the GIZ funded Professional Driver Training - Uganda (PDT-U)...

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MAM at Scale’s Bernard Mpande and Sebastian Simpasa are the first winners of the Victor Simfukwe Award

On 9th December we held our annual Showcase to share the past year’s achievements with supporters and partners. The online event also saw us...

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New challenges for truck drivers in East Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic

This article originally appeared in the CILT COVID-19 Bulletin 04. The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat are reporting that passenger...

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“You empower a woman, you empower a nation”: four stories to celebrate #IWD2020

This International Women’s Day, we’re profiling four inspirational women from across our programmes. Below are four stories from women who are...

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Eric’s story: Professional Driver Training in Uganda

Mukasa Couriers Limited, based in Mengo, Kampala, is a key Ugandan transport and logistics firm which carries out trucking operations for the...

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Samworth Brothers Supply Chain donate a training vehicle to the Professional Driver Training – Uganda project

Pictured L-R: Two trainees, Bill and George, who are currently completing their training course at the PDT-U school, pictured with the MAN truck...

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Instructional Ability Assessment form

This tool is used to assess the instructional ability of the candidate at the beginning and at the end of training.  This tool is currently...

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