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Sponsorship stories

Being a sponsor with Plan is a uniquely rewarding experience.

See for yourself what our sponsors say about sponsoring a child with Plan.

  • An enlightening visit to Nicaragua
    Alexandra Knight recently set off from her home in East Sussex for a first face-to-face get together with Francis after staying in touch by letter for seven years.
  • Family bowled over by warm welcome in India
    Teacher Richard Hudson and his family travelled to a remote village in the Himalayas to visit Sanjay, the boy they sponsor.The cricket set they took proved a big hit.
  • Seeing the difference in Sri Lanka
    The Presmans visited five year old Navodya, the girl they sponsor in Sri Lanka and were pleased to see the valuable difference Plan is making in her community - a community the family now feels a part of.
  • Taking a London bus to Rwanda
    Julie Galvin went to meet Deborah in Rwanda - and took a special gift for her.
  • Healthy and happy in a community supported by Plan
    Joanne Hedger met Arafin in Cambodia after seven years of sponsorship. The beaming smile on his face as he looked through the truck window on her arrival will stay with her forever.
  • An experience that money can't buy
    Michelle Barrett and her six year old daughter, Lyla, travelled more than 7,000 miles to Indonesia to meet Efa, the 14 year old girl they sponsor through Plan.
  • Clare Holman sees the difference sponsorship makes in Zimbabwe
    When actress Clare Holman travelled to Zimbabwe to meet Marry, the eight-year-old girl she sponsors, she was moved by the warmth and friendship she experienced and impressed with Plan's impact
  • How a small contribution can change lives
    It was 1963 and John was working in Hong Kong as an airline pilot when he first started sponsoring six year old Mei Yuk, a refugee from war-torn mainland China.
  • A day of singing and dancing in Togo
    32 year-old Flavia Cerrone, a Communications Manager from the UK, tells us all about her exciting trip to meet six year-old Pyalo, her sponsored child in Togo.
  • An inspiring visit to Ethiopia
    Sabina Webber and her husband Chris Dennis made a memorable trip to Ethiopia to meet the young girl they have sponsored since 2005. Hear them tell the story and see photos of their inspirational trip.
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