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September 2015

Uplift with education In this edition…

Education has the power to lift a girl and her family out of poverty. Sponsor a girl and help enrich a life today.

Girl with a chalkboard
School on Wheels keeps kids in class
3 ambitious girls pave the way
Sponsored child turned entrepreneur!
A career by choice, not her gender
A school garden feeding hundreds
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All aboard this School on Wheels in Mumbai!
Children exiting school bus When children in the slums of Mumbai couldn’t get to school, Plan decided to bring the classroom to them. Watch children board the mobile School on Wheels to get the education they have a right to.

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Girls paving the way for a brighter future
Girl sitting in front of her school This Day of the Girl, we’re introducing you to some of the world’s most ambitious girls and showing you how they’re paving the way for girls in their communities.

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From sponsored child to digital entrepreneur!
Teenage boy smiling Anything is possible if you have a dream! See how this former sponsored child became the first ever digital entrepreneur in Gazipur, Bangladesh!

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This school in Rwanda is defying gender stereotypes
A woman stands at the front of a classroom She’s female, she’s pregnant, and she’s teaching men how to become plumbers. Read Betty’s story and find out how she’s defying gender stereotypes in Rwanda!

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A school garden feeding hundreds of students
Children standing in garden When teachers and students at this school in Mali planted a school garden, they never imagined just how plentiful their crops would grow. Today, it’s nourishing hundreds of children and families!

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