Feb 09, 2022

IT Enthusiast - PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE - Uganda) - [IT, Coding, Programming, Researching, Technology, STEM, Development]

  • Santiago Trujillo Zuluaga
  • Remote (Worldwide)
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Research Opportunity Certification Performing Arts Club or Organization Skill Building Other Crimson Student - Only


About us

PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE) is a nonprofit and NGO operating in the Kabarole district, Rwenzori region, Uganda. We advocate for the protection of children, youth, and women’s rights through the provision of prevention and multi-disciplinary intervention in investigation and information dissemination to have a healthy, violence-free society. 

PLANE aims to undertake collective action for promoting general health and reproductive health awareness campaigns on family planning, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR), education for children, and access to social and health services, among others.

PLANE was founded in 2010 and is on record with the Uganda National NGO Board (No. 10895). The organization has developed potential capacity and recognition in enhancing health promotion programs, advocacy for the protection of children’s rights, youth, and teenage mothers empowerment by caring for and improving the lives of vulnerable children. 

What we are looking for?

PLANE is looking for a volunteer who can do both back-end and/or front-end software developments for its entity (organization), and in this environment, all we need are the full-stack developer for mobile application for Android (Android Operating System) and Apple (iOS).

Note we already have running websites for the three applications that we need the developers to execute (turn into applications that can run on the smartphones started above)

Newbies are welcome!


Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Application Deadline

December 2023

Age Range



Software Developer job description can feature: Researching, designing, implementing, and managing software programsTesting and evaluating new programs. Deploying software tools, processes, and metrics. Maintaining and upgrading existing systems

Core Benefits 

  1. Interacting with local communities, staff, executive committee, board of directors
  2. Establishment of connections with the local community and donors/partners
  3. Skills in writing different concepts
  4. Communication skills 
  5. Communication skills and integration in fundraising and endorsements 
  6. Training, orientation on the programs of the above organization 
  7. Award of a certificate from the Platform for the needy

Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Love for IT and willingness to learn

Time Commitment

MINIMUM 3-5h a week for 2 months (otherwise won't get a certificate)

Application Process Includes

Fill out the form attached


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