Platform for Labour Action (PLA)

We are an NGO that promotes and protects the rights of vulnerable and marginalised through community empowerment, action oriented research, policy dialogue, and legal aid in Uganda.

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Creating Employment Opportunities

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Mpigi, Uganda
Map of creating employment opportunities Platform for labour Action this organisation has helped to create employment opportunities among the youth, it teaches them vocational studies like carpentry, joinary and building this has helped to improve peoples standard of living. Read more.

Child Labour Decampaign

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of CHILD LABOUR DECAMPAIGN Plat- form for labour action is carrying out a national wide campaign of warning parents to stop forcing their children to engage in works that narrows or affects negatively childrens minds instead taking them to schools. Read more.

Empowering People Through Giving Market

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Mukono, Uganda
Map of Empowering people through giving market Plat form for labour Action it contributed to helping people by giving market to their producers and then encouraging them to starting to open their accounts. This organization it done his at mukono to uplifting the high standards of living in the community. Read more.

Envisage Workers' Status

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of ENVISAGE WORKERS' STATUS Platform for Labour Action-Kampala (PLA) is an organization put in place to advocate and fight for employees rights in the country for example fighting late payments, failure to pay workers. All such efforts are aimed at uplifting employees rights and status as human beings thereby overcoming complaints and strikes at work. Read more.

A Successful Child Labour

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kampala, Uganda
Map of A SUCCESSFUL CHILD LABOUR There was a boy selling Eggs in the community but he had an idea of going back to school where the guardian had no school fees.The boy Aproached an L.C(local leader)who directed hin to me and i told the boy that we have only the chance of vocational trainings. Teh boy came with the Guardian where the Guardian Become happy and the boy Joined the project which was being implemented by PLA-Child Domestic Workers. The boy Joined Mechanical Trainings where he was very intrested in and because a mechanic to Automatic gear BOx cars. The boy is now a self employe and is renting a house where he is living. Read more.

Helpless Child

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Dokolo District, Uganda
Map of HELPLESS CHILD This is a stoty about a woman deep in the village in the district of Dokolo northen Uganda. She has a disabled child that suffered from malaria in her early stages of infancy to date the child istwo years old but can neither move mor feed herself,the family is very poor. Platform for labour action staff members visited the area offerered the woman some money that would cater for the childs medical improvement. Read more.

From The Street To School

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of From the street to school During a field visit i found an organisation creating awareness in the community where they were refferign people to platform for Labour Action. A 10 year old girl was forced to vend food stuffs by the mother.The girl said she always faced people who constantly wanted to sexually exploit her for money.The child retreated and cacooned herself for fear not being able to work thus not earning for food.Teh child was taken through councelling as well as her mother.The child was taken to school and she feels good that she has hope for life. Read more.

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