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Nololo, 21, showing off some produce from his chilli farm

A Working Future for young people in Uganda

Young people in Uganda are gaining skills, getting jobs and saving money thanks to a partnership between Plan International, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Accenture.

Young Ugandan sex workers make a new start. Part 1

On the streets to pay for my schooling

Many young girls are forced into sex work in Uganda. This film is the first in a series about Plan International's programme to empower vulnerable girls in the slums of Kampala and help them escape the streets.

Using text messages to monitor and report teachers’ absence

Texting to stop truanting teachers

Plan International Uganda has developed a mobile phone SMS messaging system, alongside partner organisation Nokia, to reduce the problem of teacher absenteeism. 

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Health education and sanitary pads keep girls in school

Menstruation is still a taboo for many girls in Uganda. Plan International's partnership with AfriPads is helping to change that.

Education and protection for refugee children

Plan International Uganda is working alongside the European Union Humanitarian Aid and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to help refugee children from South Sudan access a safe, quality education.

Plan International Uganda has distributed Non food items to  South Sudanese refugees in Adjumani district ;Northern Uganda

Supporting South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Increasing violence in South Sudan is causing an influx of refugees fleeing to Uganda. This is putting pressure on the scarce services and resources available in the host communities.

Vital supplies and safe spaces for refugees

Plan International Uganda is meeting the immediate needs of South Sudanese refugee children and is providing them with safe spaces to play, learn and recover.

Our results to date
  • 26,720
    Young children protected from malaria and acute respiratory infections
  • 20,000
    Young people have received technical, vocational and life-skills training
  • 119
    Early Childhood Care and Development centres have helped prepare young children for primary school.
Key contacts

Rashid Javed

Country Director, Plan International Uganda
Address
Plan International Uganda
Plot 126 Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi
Kampala
Uganda
Tel. +256 414 305 000