Friends Community Development Trust (Uganda)

FCDTU trustees and local people in Uganda

Helping build community owned infrastructure for the benefit of the people of Uganda

Our work is currently centred on the Manafwa district of Uganda. We hope that at some stage we will also be able to provide assistance to other communities.

Our latest project is building a small community owned Health Centre next to the completed school, with treatment rooms and a number of ward-type beds. The government would staff it and provide medicines.

Life in the Manafwa district of Uganda is challenging with widespread poverty and many people relying on subsistence farming.

We raise funds in the UK to support building community owned infrastructure that helps the people of Manafwa, especially the young, to escape the cycle of poverty and subsistence farming. We currently focus on buildings to support education, vocational training, and health care.

To date we have helped the local community to;