Recreation for Development and Peace Uganda

RDP Uganda is a civil society organisation that works to enhance advocacy, youth voices and participation in governance, policy and development process.

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    Plot 34, Henry Mugisa Road Kijura Township, Masindi Municipality

    P.O Box 409 Masindi (Uganda)

RDP Uganda is a civil society organization that works to enhance advocacy, youth voices and participation in governance, policy and development process. RDP Uganda’s wide strategy of work focuses on empowerment of marginalized population – youth, women, children among others to proactively promote a spirit of working together and contributing towards good governance, informed decision making and national development through enhancing their effective participation, meaningful and constructive engagement and dialogue.

Our Goal

Youth empowered to actively participate in the policy and decision-making processes on social, political and economic issues in the selected districts of the Mid West, central and Northern parts of Uganda thereby contributing to improved livelihoods, social justice and upholding of rights.


A Just and equitable Ugandan society in which young people count and live a full and dignified life


RDP Uganda`s Mission is To proactively facilitate a participatory process and platform for young people to assert their role and visibility in governance, policy making/influence and development process through structured and constructive dialogue and engagement, policy advocacy and lobby

Core Values are: Equity, popular participation, inclusiveness, honesty and integrity, Gender sensitivity, Action learning and knowledge generation, respect for rule of law & Belief young people’s potential, and accountability

Programmes Areas

Priority Area 1 - Youth Leadership, inclusion & Democracy

Priority Area 2 - Youth Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment

Priority Area 3 - Youth Environment and Extractives

Priority Area 4 - Rights, Governance & Social accountability

Priority Area 5 - Organizational Effectiveness.

Our Strategic Outcomes

  1. Strengthened Youth participation and influence on governance and development processes at local and national level.
  2. Empowered youth participating and accessing economic opportunities for sustainable livelihoods
  3. Increased climate smart action and economic opportunities and benefits for and by youth in the extractive industry
  4. Citizens’ rights, democratic governance, social justice and accountability promoted