We hope you’re as inspired as we are by your global impact in 2017. You’re saving girls from child marriage. You’re keeping children safe in Rohingya refugee camps. You’re helping mothers and daughters in Peru break the cycle of poverty through a corporate partnership for economic empowerment. Read these stories and more inside!
Meet Laura, a dedicated child sponsor whose impact on the lives of children spans generations. Venture to Nepal and visit a Plan trafficking-prevention booth with MSNBC journalist, Richard Lui. See how supporters are improving the lives of students with disabilities. And check out the first bi-annual Because I am a Girl project update in this issue!
In this issue, you’ll meet Kristin, a sponsor whose life changed when she traveled to El Salvador to meet her sponsored child. You’ll see how your support is nourishing hungry children in South Sudan, and how your spring Gifts of Hope are lifting children out of poverty and shining a light of hope for entire communities.
In this issue, get to know Mariam and Heba, teen delegates from Egypt, who you helped advocate for safer cities at the United Nations. Learn how donor support is transforming lives in rural Nicaragua through an organic bee-keeping startup and a new pre-natal health clinic. And see how former Plan sponsored children are shining a light of hope in their communities through the sale of Little Sun solar lamps!
In this issue, read about how Aminata’s life in Burkina Faso has been transformed because you helped give her the chance to attend school, see how you’ve helped children in Haiti recover and heal after Hurricane Matthew, and review the global impact of your contributions in 2016.
Meet Radha from Bangladesh, who uses karate to kick child marriage to the curb, discover how Ellen was moved to become a child sponsor by what she saw from the deck of a cruise ship, and learn about how you have helped feed Ethiopian families during their biggest drought in 30 years!
See how your support has given Paphatsorn new hope and learn about a partnership with Hobsons that's creating brighter futures for children and youth around the world!
Get the latest update on the Zika virus, learn about a partnership that's paving the way to economic security for women, and see how one Plan sponsor is investing in future generations of children through the gift of endowed child sponsorship.
The first issue of Your Impact, a new Plan publication created to highlight compelling stories, projects, and insights that bring our donors closer to the work that they have supported throughout the season(s).