Not For Sale Campaign - Uganda
Plan's focus is on improving the lives of more children, their families and the communities mostly in the rural areas of Uganda.
The Peace Kawomera Cooperative has grown to over 750 members. Thanks to their collective effort, the farmers sell directly to Thanksgiving Coffee Company, and receive prices four times higher than what they were previously paid. This has enabled farmers to send their children to school, start savings accounts, and reinvest in their farms.
Originally called the Uganda Children’s Charity Foundation, Children of Uganda was established in 1995 to care for orphans and other disadvantaged children in Uganda with the goal of helping them become healthy and productive members of society.
As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in the United States, Children of Uganda works in conjunction with local non-governmental organizations in Uganda to provide education and support to over 600 children in need.
The mission of Children of Uganda is to support and empower hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda to lead successful and productive lives. Our vision is that all children in Uganda receive an education to become healthy, productive members of their community who assume leadership roles and positively impact Ugandan society.
Unight: For the Children of Uganda works to mobilize the public and build a network of concerned citizens in the United States and abroad to raise awareness to help stop the 20 year civil war in Uganda and to provide humanitarian assistance to the victims, two generations of children whose culture and way of life has been systematically destroyed by war and neglect.
uNight works closely with grassroots and faith-based organizations, student groups, and the private sector to raise public awareness and find innovative ways to address this neglected humanitarian catastrophe.
GUSCO - Gulu Support the Children Organization
GUSCO is an indigenous NGO working to promote the well-being of war affected children in Northern Uganda through provision of Psycho-Social Support, Capacity building of communities, education, advocacy and peace building.
Gulu Support the Children Organization (GUSCO) is a vibrant local NGO, which has been operating in the district of Gulu for the last ten years. The impact of GUSCO’s work in the area of psychosocial rehabilitation of war-affected children has been felt beyond the boundaries of Gulu district. GUSCO was honored with an Anti-slavery award of Anti-slavery international in the year 2001 in recognition of its efforts in supporting disadvantaged war affected children in northern Uganda. GUSCO has been working in this noble endeavor in partnership with Save the Children Denmark. The consolidation of Save the Children Alliance member operation in Uganda has meant that the relationship that used to be between GUSCO and Save the Children Denmark is now between GUSCO and Save the Children in Uganda.
GYDA – Gulu youth Development Association
Gulu Youth Development Association (GYDA) is a youth parent local Non Government Organization (NGO) in Gulu District, Northern Uganda. It was formed in 1992 by a group of youth with an interest in creating employment opportunities for the generally under-privileged youth in the district.
In 1995 it was registered as a local NGO. The organization aimed at marshalling means by which the youths can challenge their unemployment problems through a concerted effort and active participation in feasible economic, health, apprenticeship and training programs.
KIN (Kids in Need) is a non-governmental organization that specializes in child labor issues. Since 1996, the program has focused on programs that build the capacity of vulnerable children to influence society’s decision-making process. The program runs: Youth friendly rehabilitation centers, community outreach and counseling, public education, advocacy, health programs, income generating projects, skills training, formal education for rehabilitated child laborers, juvenile justice, improvement of social protection schemes, and integration of ex child laborers