Disaster & Conflict
A $3.25 million grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation will focus on how to transition from disaster response and recovery into resilience-building in Asia.
Plan is increasing staff capacity for program coordination for risk prevention projects and activities; implementing preparedness and response phases of the disaster management cycle; and improving disaster awareness in Honduras.
This program supported two community care centers in partnership with the Ministry of Health; trained community health volunteers to do active case finding of possible Ebola Virus Disease (EVD); and provided community mobilization and social messaging to catchment communities, promoting awareness and prevention of EVD.
This project addressed emergency shelter and sanitation needs among residents of 21 heavily-impacted Village Development Committees of Dolakha district in the Central Development Region of Nepal.
Plan will strengthen the community-based disaster risk reduction capability of 40 vulnerable barangays in Typhoon Haiyan-impacted municipalities.
Plan worked in Burkina Faso to improve access to education for girls through both infrastructure and curriculum improvements.
The PASE project increased the participation of communities in supporting and follow-up on school reforms in Cameroon.
The TAP project increased junior high school enrollment and completion rates in 156 schools across 13 districts in four regions in Ghana.
Room to Learn South Sudan is a five-year program funded by USAID that aims to expand education opportunities that are inclusive and promote social cohesion.
Round nine of this project encompasses achieving universal access to the prevention, treatment, care, and support of persons infected and affected by HIV, through strengthening health and community systems.
Tekponon Jikuagou is an innovative USAID-funded project designed to address unmet need for family planning in Benin by intervening through women’s and men’s social networks.
The SSD-E approach engages all levels of the Malawian health sector to improve access, utilization, and quality of health services; to change health behavior; and to strengthen health systems.
The USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)-supported “Pregnant Women’s Groups: An Integrated Approach to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Deaths in Nepal” project seeks to scale up Plan’s Pregnant Women’s Group (PWG) approach to 15 districts of Nepal over three years.
Leadership, Empowerment, Advocacy, and Development (LEAD) is a five-year USAID-funded local governance program to build accountable and effective local government. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of, and build partnerships between, state and local governments, civil society, and the private sector to improve governance, accountability, and service delivery in three states in Nigeria.
PSSC II focuses on strengthening the role of households and communities in the promotion, practices, and delivery of high impact maternal and child health, family planning, and reproductive health interventions.
The education of community health workers and availability of screening services are integral components of the Nutrition Enhancement Project (PRN), which has been implemented by Plan Senegal and several other nongovernmental organizations since 2003.
The malaria project in Togo aims to increase the utilization of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) by the population to 90 percent through the distribution of LLINs during a national campaign.
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
CR-SHIP focuses on creating access to basic and improved sanitation facilities at rural household and community levels, and inducing hygiene behavioral change among rural households and communities, key duty-bearers in government, and within the private sector.
Plan’s Testing CLTS Approaches for Scalability research project aims to advance rural sanitation efforts in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, and worldwide by improving the cost-effectiveness and scalability of the CLTS approach through increased engagement of local actors.
PAHAL is a five-year food security program in which Plan is implementing Community-Led Total Sanitation and sanitation promotion for post-ODF (open defecation free) communities.
Children and youth will realize their right to safe, reliable, and affordable drinking water supplies; to hygienic sanitation; and to live in a clean environment.
Youth & Economic Empowerment
Beyond improving financial literacy and access to financial services (savings, loans, social insurance, etc.), the WYSE project aims to engage adult women and youth (15-24 years) to use savings groups as community platforms to improve economic and social well-being in their households and communities.
This project is led by Juarez and Associates, in partnership with Child Fund and Plan International, to improve education quality and access for underserved populations in Guatemala.
The Better Life Options and Opportunities Model (BLOOM) is a non-formal education program developed in 1987 that has since been adapted and applied in more than 15 countries.
This project aims to strengthen the livelihoods and improve the economic security of poor communities by helping poor households’ smooth consumption (particularly in the event of financial shocks), increase their ability to accumulate cash and physical assets, and promote commercial income generation.
This project, being funded by Citi Foundation, aims to provide at least 610 marginalized youth, ages 16-25, from three centers in three urban provinces of Thailand, with the skills necessary to increase their employability or start their own businesses.