These days remind us that the road to a more equitable world is rife with barriers—but hope isn’t hard to find, and determined people of all ages and genders will not be slowed down.
In Plan’s 80-year history, it is astounding and inspiring to see that many donors have been a part of Plan for 40, 50, even 60 years!
In 2018 and beyond, we’ll continue to strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Our journey is constant – and we’re glad you’re on it with us.
This month, we’re celebrating everyone who gave back so that children around the world could move from a life of poverty to a future filled with opportunity.
This month, we're sharing incredible impact stories from sponsors and former sponsored children.
Whether you’re a child sponsor, a donor, or a supporter, we’re thankful that you’ve taken a stand to fight for equality and empower children everywhere.
While forces like child marriage, trafficking, and even natural disasters often hold girls back from reaching their full potential, together we can strive to achieve equality.
While we come from different places, backgrounds, and experiences, we have one overall goal in mind: We want to change lives for the better.
More than 80 years partnering with donors and supporters have taught us that we make the greatest impact when we harness the promise and potential of the most vulnerable and marginalized.
In today’s volatile political and cultural climate, it is important to protect our values and to drive changes in practice and policy.
Each member of the Plan community is vital to our mission and each Plan counts. What is yours?
We believe that when someone is a leader, she will build a better future for herself, her community, and her country.
Courage is contagious. It gives us hope and inspires us. It challenges us to do more.
For the Plan Community, being active doesn't mean taking a walk, or going on a run. Being active means speaking out, partnering with a child, or standing up for girls' rights and gender equality.
Although the nights are the longest and the days are the coldest this time of year, we can’t help but be hopeful and excited about what is to come.
With another year in the books, it’s always important to take a moment to reflect on where we’ve been and where we'll go from here.
During the month of October, a youth delegation from El Salvador, Uganda, and the United States visited New York City to advocate for girls’ rights and gender equality.
This year, we’re flipping the script and no longer discussing what an empowered girl CAN do, but rather what an empowered girl WILL do. She WILL shape her own future. And, she WILL make a difference in the world.
Plan's global partner, the Chelsea Football Club, is empowering girls in Colombia through the game of soccer!
At Plan International USA, our donors, sponsors, and supporters are some of the best in the world. This month, we're reporting back on the Youth Leadership Academy and sharing the story of one child sponsor who has partnered with Plan to help Syrian Refugees in Egypt.
Nupur, a Plan International youth ambassador from Bangladesh, attended the Gender 360 Summit in Washington D.C. Watch the video.
This June, Plan will highlight our work as leaders in gender equality programming at the third annual Gender 360 Summit.
“Resiliency” isn’t just found after a disaster. Resiliency can be seen in the collective success of communities fighting malaria, which was highlighted during World Malaria Day last week.
This month, there is more reason for hope. While this spring marks the two-year anniversary of the Ebola virus that devastated West Africa and the one-year anniversary of an earthquake that ravaged Nepal, we should recognize the work we’ve accomplished together in both instances and renew our commitment to continued progress.
Plan International reports back on the drought in Ethiopia and shares the story of Mindi, a Plan International USA Child Sponsor, who traveled to Cambodia to meet her sponsored child for the very first time.
This month, Plan reports back on the progress being made through the WYSE program and shares the story of a Plan sponsor who is currently sponsoring 50 children!
This month, Plan looks back on its accomplishments in 2015—and we couldn't have done it without your support!