PADEAP started ICT training in 1997 training 1,500 students both Ugandan nationals and refugees from different countries, such as Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo, Rwanda, Somalia and Sudanese are being trained.
Most of the Refugees in Uganda are from non-English speaking countries, finding it hard to interact and socialize in English. General English covering a variety of subjects including: culture, travel, community and employment. Work focuses on speaking and listening, with some opportunities to develop reading and writing.
PADEAP provides support to community based organisations, agencies and individuals. The Community Development Project provides practical help, tailored training and advice to new and established refugee community organisations on organisational, funding and other capacity building issues.