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Adventures in cultural cooking

Adventures in cultural cooking.


Here's a fun post from Lisa who has decided to try cooking traditional dishes from the countries we support. First up is a meat stew from Sierra Leone. Join Lisa on her adventure in cultural cooking with this recipe and others! Read more.

Girls in ICT Day

Girls in ICT Day.

by Because I am a Girl

Did you know that yesterday was 'Girls in ICT Day'? The Day celebrates girls’ interests and strengths, and encourages them to choose a career in information and communication technologies. Read this great post by Linda Raftree, Plan's Senior Director of Information and Communication for Development (ICT). Read more.

Bringing Because I am a Girl to Philly

Bringing Because I am a Girl to Philly.

by Allison Costa

I just got back home from an amazing weekend with the Because I am a Girl team in Philadelphia. We were invited to the Philadelphia Science Festival as guests of WBEN (the radio station). We had our own little tent where we set up a table full of Because I am a Girl information and fun takeaways for attendees. Read more.

Because I am a Girl hits Philly airwaves

Because I am a Girl hits Philly airwaves.

by Because I am a Girl

As part of our month-long visit to the city of Philadelphia, our Corporate Relations Director Nayna Agrawal had the opportunity to sit down with WBEN talk show host, Marilyn Russell to tell listeners about the Because I am a Girl initiative. Below, Nayna talks about her big debut on the radio waves of Philly. Read more.

Improving child nutrition in Indonesia

Improving child nutrition in Indonesia.

by Because I am a Girl

Here's a great post by Wahdini Hakim, Health Specialist for Plan Indonesia, about a Child Nutrition Project implemented from 2008-2010. The project was such a success that it has been used as a base for our current Food Security and Nutrition Project in Indonesia. Read more.