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About Plan

About Plan

Plan is a global children’s charity, helping young girls and boys in communities around the globe thanks to your one-off donations and ongoing sponsorship. 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
  • Ha Giang in Vietnam has particularly low school attendance rates among girls from minority groups. Plan International has been working with the local government to build new school dormitories and improve girls’ access to education in the area.
    25-Aug-16
  • "I feel safe when I get to school." Larice has to endure a risky, half-hour journey to get to her school gate. She doesn't even carry her ID card with her as she is afraid it could get stolen.
    17-Aug-16
Latest Blogs
  • Often women are underrepresented in the humanitarian sector, especially in management positions. However, on World Humanitarian Day, which focuses on incredible aid workers, we're highlighting the female managers in our Tanzania office, working with the Burundi refugees.
    18-Aug-16
  • Malawi has one of the world’s highest child marriage rates. Young girls who are victims of child marriage are often taken out of education leaving them with little choice over their future. For the next two weeks Plan International UK is collecting signatures in solidarity with young campaigners in Malawi who are looking to amend the constitution and end child marriage. Tionge tells us why she's campaigning to change the law.
    12-Jul-16

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