Who We Are!

PLATFORM for the NEEDY(PLANE) – Charity Organization in Uganda

 Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives: PLANE Making a Difference in Rural Uganda

PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Fort Portal Tourism City, Western Uganda. Since 2010, PLANE has been committed to advocating for and protecting the rights of children and women through various initiatives aimed at fostering a healthy, violence-free society.

Our Mission
PLANE’s mission is to transform the lives of disadvantaged populations in Uganda through empowerment programs, human rights advocacy, health promotion, and literacy campaigns. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for vulnerable individuals and communities.

Key Areas of Focus

Health Awareness and Social Security

  • Health Promotion: Educating communities on general health awareness.
  • Social Security: Providing economic empowerment for teenage mothers.
  • Violence Prevention: Advocating against violence toward children and women.

Educational Support

  • Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Providing scholastic materials and school fees to ensure access to quality education.
  • Youth Empowerment: Implementing programs that support youth education, with a focus on girl child education and teenage mothers’ empowerment.

Women’s Empowerment

  • Livelihood Interventions: Supporting rural women through skills development and livelihood projects.
  • Maternal and Reproductive Health: Conducting awareness campaigns and health clinics to ensure women have access to essential healthcare services.

Gender-Based Violence Prevention

  • Support Services: Offering counseling, legal support, and community outreach to protect women and girls from abuse and discrimination.

Environmental Education and Conservation

  • Sustainable Practices: Promoting environmental responsibility through tree planting initiatives, waste management projects, and awareness programs.

Our Achievements
Since its inception, PLANE has gained recognition for its capacity to enhance health promotion programs, advocate for children’s rights, and empower youth and women. Our registration with the Uganda National NGO Board (Reg. No. INDR111193949NB) and Kabarole District (Reg. No. 2323) underscores our commitment to these causes.

How You Can Help
Join us in making a difference. Together, we can empower communities, protect the vulnerable, and transform lives in rural Uganda.

For more information or to get involved, please visit our website or contact us directly.

Our Causes

Community Awareness on GBV and Domestic Violence


Orphans Education Sponsorship


Drama for Awareness


plating a Magnificent Tree


Legal: Status & Registration

PLATFORM for the NEEDY is responding call for expression of interest to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. PLANE is one of the national charity agencies in the country operating in Ruwenzori region set up in 2011 and registered at the national level (under NGO Bureau) in 2014 operating under the NGO Act of 2006. PLANE is member of Girls not Bride Uganda (GNBU) alliance, a fraternity that is focused on fighting teenage pregnancy and early marriages in Uganda.

The Initiative is an incorporated charitable entity based in Uganda in East Africa.

Primarily, PLANE is into charitable work mainly children and women rights protection and GBV prevention, Educational support. HIV prevention and Sexual Reproductive Health, Livelihood and economic empowerment, Environmental conservation and Water, sanitation and hygiene.

PLANE is run by a group of professionals dedicated to support the underserved and vulnerable populations. PLANE has a dedicated board of 7 members and 5 Trustees supported the secretariat/management team of staff (7) and core volunteers, Global Ambassadors and other volunteers with technical expertise who support field level interventions.

Reg.No. INDR111193949NB and Kabarole District Reg.No.2323

Organization Philosophy

PLANE is an organization built on the philosophy of unity in diversity for advocacy on the rights of children and women.

PLANE-Development Goal

“Contributing to a violence free society”

The Life Of a Rural Ugandan Child

Many Ugandan children face a troubling life with malnutrition, lack of education, and exposure to crime. 49 out of 1000 children living in Uganda die before their 5th birthday. 29% of children suffer from stunting due to malnutrition. 16% of children in Uganda are engaged in child labour. 56% of Uganda’s children suffer from multiple deprivations. Watch this video to learn more about the difficult of of rural Ugandan children

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