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What we do
The plan
take action to support four million girls to get an education and fulfil their potential
  • Where
    WORLDWIDE
  • What
    BECAUSE I AM A GIRL
  • Impact
    Girls can transform their lives and the world around them
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What we do

Plan works for children and their communities to help realise children’s rights. We work across a range of sectors, including education, health, child protection, child participation, economic security and water and sanitation.

Plan pioneered child sponsorship 75 years ago, and today over 100,000 people in the UK sponsor a child through us. Find out more about sponsoring a child with Plan UK

Plan UK’s current focus is on the promotion of the rights of adolescent girls and responding to and preparing for disasters worldwide.

  • Plan’s global themes of work
  • Plan values children's ability and right to participate in decisions about issues that affect them
  • We’re working to stop violence against women and girls, with a focus on ending FGM and child marriage
  • Influencing politicians and decision makers to develop policies and programmes that work for children
  • With the support of our partners we achieve lasting change for children and families around the world
Latest News
  • On World Savings Day, 31 October, Plan shines a spotlight on the 2.5bn people who have no access to formal financial services. How can we help them build a better future?
    31-Oct-14
  • At least 3,700 children in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have lost a parent to Ebola and the number of orphaned children is soaring along with the death toll.
    30-Oct-14
Latest Blogs
  • Sky News presenter Sam Washington recently visited Zambia, where she saw how Plan's Banking on Change programme is helping young entrepreneurs build a better future.
    31-Oct-14
  • Sky News presenter Sam Washington recently visited Zambia, where she saw how Plan's Banking on Change programme is helping young entrepreneurs build a better future.
    31-Oct-14
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