Enhancing The Capacity

Of Persons with Disability

Welcome to Enhancing the Capacity of Persons with Disability (ETC of PWD), a UK registered charity that supports vocational training to help disabled youth in Gulu, Northern Uganda.

Further information about this charity is available on the information pages above.

ETC of PWD projects

To date we have two projects in operation:

Gulu PWDS Electronics and Repair, Training in Gulu at GDPU


Enhancing the Capacity @ Gulu Disabled Persons Union was set up in 2017 and is now drawing to a close. This project supported existing business groups run by disabled young people in Gulu. The ETC@GDPU website has full details. The regular updates for the project are available here or under the Projects tab.

Customers at Nyeko Rac, an ETC@GDPU hairdressing business in Acet


This is our major new programme, Vplus@GDPU started in November 2020.

It builds on the previous ETC@GDPU project and is a full six month vocational training programme for fifty young disabled persons with an additional six months post training support. Vplus@GDPU is a large scale and exciting development. The regular updates for the project are available here or under the Projects tab.

Getting the toilet block at GDPU Covid 19 secure for the new Vplus@GDPU trainees.

As the ETC of PWD charity grows we hope to develop more projects in the region.

If you would like to make a donation please go to Donate to ETC of PWD

Group discussion during a training session

Registered Charity No: 1178779