Uganda Professional Drivers’ Network (UPDN) is an Umbrella NGO for drivers’ associations in Uganda. UPDN was established in 2014 and registered as a legal entity with the National NGO Board under the Ministry of Internal Affairs in 2016.
To be a centre of Excellence in development of professional driving industry in Uganda.
Professional driving industry for improved road transport.
Empowered drivers, Safer Roads.
To build capacity of drivers and their organizations in Uganda.
To promote equal opportunities for women in the driving industry.
To provide information and a platform for advocacy on road safety and health of drivers
To respond to health, wellness and welfare of drivers and their families in Uganda
Nothing is better that a harm reduction approach towards development.
Our Core activities include;
Professional training for drivers with emphasis on promoting women involvement and youth employment.
Coordinating the implementation of programs addressing HIV, non-communicable diseases, and road safety issues among drivers in Uganda.
Establishing a platform to facilitate employment for drivers with particular focus on women and youth.
Collecting and disseminating information on the driving industry to facilitate decision making for all stakeholders.