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Early Sponsored Children

Carlos Alfonso Aparicio Gómez: From Sponsored Child to Board Member

Carlos Alfonso Aparicio Gómez was a part of Plan's sponsorship program in Colombia for 13 years. Today, he is a member of Plan Colombia’s Board of Directors and is the Director of Inter-institutional relations at Bogota's Central University.

Read Carlos' story.

Nogaye: Senegal's First Sponsored Child

When Plan opened a new program unit in Thies, Senegal in 1986, Nogaye was the first registered sponsored child. Her mother also benefited from Plan's work when she joined a Women's Association which was developed and supported by Plan.

Read Nogaye's story.

Norma Salot: Plan Philippines First Sponsored Child

The first sponsored child enrolled by Plan in the Philippines was a wistful, orphaned 10 year-old girl named Norma Salot. Read about Norma's story in this newsletter from September 1961.

Read Norma's story.

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