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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 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
  • Around 307 refugees are crossing the border from Burundi to Tanzaia every day. The influx of refugees taking shelter in Tanzania’s refugee camps has led to many problems including overcrowding, child protection, sanitation, gender based violence and psychological trauma. Here’s a snapshot of the problems Plan's emergency response team in Tanzania is working to address.
    30-Jun-15
  • Beza, 15, is a young orphan girl who left Burundi two months ago due to the political turmoil engulfing the country. She was in level 1 at secondary school when she fled. She now lives in the newly developed Mahama refugee camp and takes care of her four younger brothers. Here she shares her story.
    18-Jun-15
Latest Blogs
  • Meeting your MP can be a daunting task but it presents a great opportunity to put pressure on MPs to commit to ambitious plans to tackle development and girls’ rights issues. Here, Youth Advisory Panel member Evie shares 8 tips that can help you set up a successful meeting with you MP.
    24-Jun-15
  • Meeting your MP can be a daunting task but it presents a great opportunity to put pressure on MPs to commit to ambitious plans to tackle development and girls’ rights issues. Here, Youth Advisory Panel member Evie shares 8 tips that can help you set up a successful meeting with you MP.
    24-Jun-15

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