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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
  • Four girls are rowing for girls across the Atlantic as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Here are four reasons why they need your support.
  • Earlier this week, we partnered with dating app Happn to shine the light on the 41,000 girls around the world who are forced into marriage every day. Hundreds of users took to social media in response to our stunt. Here we take a look at how the public reacted.
Latest Blogs
  • In a remote region in Timor-Leste, Plan is constructing toilets, handwashing facilities and water supplies in 18 schools and helping schools to organise hygiene clubs. John McGown tells us about hygiene promotion day in Erehetu.
  • 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.

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