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.