At least 80p in every pound of our expenditure is spent on supporting and delivering our development work to improve the lives of children and communities in the world’s poorest countries. The rest is spent on maintaining an international network of support staff, and on fundraising to facilitate our development work.
Plan UK expenditure
| Development work - 81%|
| Fundraising and admin - 19%|
For a detailed breakdown of Plan UK’s income and expenditure, see our annual report and accounts.
What we spent last year
Last year, Plan UK’s total expenditure was £55.6 million of which £45.5 million was spent on programme work.
Worldwide, Plan International spent Eur623 million (c£531m), with Eur487.5 million (c.£415m) spent on programme work.
Keeping our costs low
Money raised through Plan UK and the other Plan offices is allocated by Plan Inc to our programmes in developing countries. This structure allows us to invest as much money in development projects as possible, while keeping costs low.