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About Plan

About Plan

Plan is a global children’s charity. We work with children in the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future.

For over 75 years we’ve been taking action and standing up for every child’s right to fulfil their potential by:

  • giving children a healthy start in life, including access to safe drinking water 
  • securing the education of girls and boys 
  • working with communities to prepare for and survive disasters
  • inspiring children to take a lead in decisions that affect their lives 
  • enabling families to earn a living and plan for their children’s future

With your support children, families and entire communities have the power to move themselves from a life of poverty to a future with opportunity.

  • Our 8,000 staff from around the world are all deeply committed to helping children
  • Plan has a presence in 68 countries across the world
  • Our community-led child-centred approach helps children build a better future for themselves
Latest News
  • Ebola survivor Abibatu was shunned by her community when she recovered from the virus. She tells us why challenging children and girls’ rights in her community in Sierra Leone has become even more essential since the Ebola epidemic.
  • Six girls from six countries speak out about their experiences of sexual violence in school.
Latest Blogs
  • Steve Williams has just returned from a visit to the Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon. Here he shares stories from the camps and explains the biggest difficulties facing refugees stuck inside the camps.
  • Fear of going to school is an undoubtedly common global scenario, but in many countries they pale in comparison with a rather more brutal reality – that of violence in school. For millions of children, school is a place of threat and terror rather than refuge and play. In a recent baseline survey, we sought to understand what factors affect girls’ and boys’ ability to access a quality education.

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