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What we do

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 in the UK today over 100,000 children are sponsored 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
  • A new report out today has shown that the world's most disadvantaged children are still likely to face manutrition, bad healthcare and are more likely to die before their 5th birthday than children in richer nations. Our sponsorship programme and work providing education can help, but there is more to do.
    28-Jun-16
  • Guests at the Plan International UK Gala Dinner were treated to a sneak preview of our new virtual reality film – Mamie's Dream. The film features the story of Mamie, a 22-year-old girl from Sierra Leone.
    21-Jun-16
Latest Blogs
  • On Tuesday night I hosted the Plan International UK Gala Dinner, raising awareness of girls' rights. It was held in a great location, overlooking the London skyline and the night was filled with brilliant discussions, speeches, music and a virtual reality film. All raising £75,00.
    23-Jun-16
  • Plan International UK CEO, Tanya Barron highlights the success of our work in Rwanda on Day of the African Child.
    15-Jun-16

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