Mrs Joan Rutaroh retired on September 30th, 2021, after 21 years as Program Director at UDET and 10 years as Country Liaison Officer for USADF in Uganda. In 2001, Joan and other USADF staff formed UDET and grew it to its current size and capacity.
During her tenure, She touched the lives of many deserving Ugandans and built the capacity of many organizations. Joan’s achievements at the national and international levels won her numerous awards from USADF and other agencies.
Although Joan retired from management, she remains an inspiration to many, especially the UDET team and the grantees she served. She will continue as a board member at UDET. We sincerely thank all of you for the support you gave to Joan during her tenure at UDET.