Sector Change Evidence |Sri Lanka | Equality

Increased attention to ensure dignity of work for tea plantation workers in Sri Lanka

Date of change: 2023
Outcome statement

In 2023, there has been increased interest and attention to dignity of work by the largest social welfare arm of the government for plantations, the Plantation Human Development Tust (PHDT). The PHDT, a tripartite organisation consisting of the Government of Sri Lanka, Regional Plantation Companies, and Plantation Trade Unions, is responsible for 435 tea estates and communities

Significance

1- First step towards achieving areas of ETP’s Theory of Change

ETP’s contribution

ETP contributed by influencing PHDT to create awareness of dignity of work to smaller NGOs within the sector. This is significant because the engagement has now shifted beyond community’s regular needs.

Level of contribution

Low-we contributed to the outcome but may have happened without our work (actors also involved).