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Today, more than 1.5 million children are sponsored through Plan International USA, but many more are waiting for a hero like you.

Plan's child sponsorship program offers a smart and tested way to form an inspiring connection with a child. When you become a sponsor, your tax-deductible contributions are pooled to support community-led, self-sustaining projects that address urgent needs in your sponsored-child’s country. This maximizes your impact, allowing you to develop a meaningful connection with a brave, determined child, while improving the lives of many.

When you choose to become a sponsor, you can form a life-long bond that inspires and transforms entire communities.

You're just moments away from a gift that can change a child's life forever.

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My Name is Quarshie

I am a 16 year old boy from Ghana

Quarshie and family live in the area of Eastern Ghana. Eastern-Ghana's rainfall is low and the grassy land has few trees. The family farms and everyone helps to harvest corn, yam, cassava and vegetables. Their home is a mud and stick hut. Few homes have electricity. Wood is used as fuel for cooking. The lack of clean water and poverty lead to poor health. One major health threat is guinea worm infestation. Health facilities are limited. Schools are overcrowded. There are shortages of books, materials and desks and chairs. The families are working hard to improve their lives. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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About Quarshie

Access To Water

The family's main source of water is a borehole, up to 30 minutes away.

How They Cook

The family uses wood for cooking.

Type of House

Quarshie's family lives in a house made of stone with a metal roof and a cement floor.

Health

According to the family, Quarshie has been healthy and not suffered from any serious illness.

My Name is Reinaldo

I am a 16 year old boy from Timor-Leste

Reinaldo and family live in a mountain community. The terrain is rugged. Poor roads and heavy rains during the rainy season make getting to and from school difficult for children. Families are large, often with 10 to 12 children. Most people work as farmers and grow food for their own consumption. Sometimes families can grow enough food to sell at the marketplace. Very few homes have electricity. Kerosene lamps are used to light homes at night. Safe drinking water is inaccessible. Primary schools are overcrowded, lack furniture, books, and sanitary waste facilities. High schools are located in outlying areas. Health clinics are not equipped to meet the needs of patients. The families are working hard to improve their lives. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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About Reinaldo

Access To Water

The family's main source of water is a public stand pipe, up to 5 minutes away.

How They Cook

The family uses wood for cooking.

Type of House

Reinaldo's family lives in a house made of cement with a metal roof and a cement floor.

Health

According to the family, Reinaldo has been healthy and not suffered from any serious illness.

My Name is Margie

I am a 16 year old girl from Philippines

Margie and family live in a small, sparsely furnished house that lacks running water. Water is fetched from a public tap or well. Firewood is used for cooking and kerosene for lighting. Schools are in disrepair and overcrowded. Illnesses are common among children in this area due to the poor living conditions. The families works hard to help themselves, but they never have enough to make ends meet. Your sponsorship can help change a lifetime.

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About Margie

Access To Water

The family's main source of water is a borehole, up to 5 minutes away.

How They Cook

The family uses wood for cooking.

Type of House

Margie's family lives in a house made of bamboo and mud with a thatched roof and an earth floor.

Health

According to the family Margie has been ill in the last 12 months, she received treatment at the pharmacy and is now fully recovered.

My Name is Vivian

I am a 14 year old girl from Honduras

Vivian and family live in a community in the southwest of Honduras. Most men work as day laborers or farmers growing coffee, corn, beans, and rice, or raising farm animals. Many women work at farming or have part-time jobs sewing, or selling bread, eggs or fruit. The majority of the population has access to running water systems, but some people get water from unprotected sources such as streams and rivers. Very few homes have access to electricity and most community members use candles or gas burners to light their homes. Schools are overcrowded and lack basic equipment and supplies. The families are working hard to improve their lives. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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About Vivian

Access To Water

The family's water is piped into their dwelling.

How They Cook

The family uses wood for cooking.

Type of House

Vivian's family lives in a house made of adobe with a tile and slate roof and a cement floor.

Health

According to the family, Vivian has been healthy and not suffered from any serious illness.

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