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Thank you For your Support

Thank you for supporting children and some of the most uniquely challenged communities around the world. Together, we are improving access to quality education, clean water, health care, and child protection to ensure that children and families living in these communities can thrive.

Sustainable, community-led change is at the heart of everything we do. While we invest in local infrastructure – like schools, clinics, roads and wells – above all we invest in people, ensuring that they have the capacity to lead their own development, today and for generations to come.

Community Sponsorship supports:

Kita, Mali Volta, Ghana Nga, Laos Hatibandha, Bangladesh
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Visit Hatibandha

This transformative project focuses on a journey of hope, from poverty to development, through the eyes of girls and their families whose lives are being changed for the better because of you. Together we are working to provide education, maternal and child health and gender equality to this remote community.

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Visit Nga

Your ongoing commitment is changing lives of children and families of Nga as they gain the tools and knowledge they need to carve out a future of hope and possibility. A promising journey lies ahead for the people of Nga, and, with your support, they are receiving quality education and literacy, access to health and water and gender equality.

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Visit Volta

Together we are changing lives in the West African country of Ghana. Volta is a nation rich in history, culture and natural resources. But despite that, more than 50% of Ghana’s citizens live in poverty. But thanks to you we are changing lives for the children of Volta by improving health care and education opportunities, boosting livelihoods and bringing awareness on the importance of gender equality.

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Visit Kita

With your help, the people of Kita are gaining lifechanging opportunities in one of the most undeveloped communities in West Africa. Children are benefitting from new school builds and educational enhancements, nutritional programs and clean water sources. Pregnant women and new mothers are gaining vital medical information and services, and taking part in loans and savings programs to gain more income and independence. Meanwhile, local men are becoming engaged in – and supportive of – rights-based issues like equal access to care. Collectively, this program is helping the families of Kita improve their own lives.

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SEE THE LATEST COMMUNITY UPDATES

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Kita, Mali: a community on the rise!

VIDEO: See the new and improved Kita

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Smiling women, men and children hold up ears of corn and stand around piles of it.

Sowing seeds of change (Spring 2018)

No matter where you go on this planet, livelihoods rely on local environments, which often dictate what natural resources will – or will not – be available.

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Double panel a girl smiles next to a crayon drawing of her thriving community, with a shining sun, trees, flowers, boats and homes.

A chance to embrace the art of life (Winter 2018)

One of the greatest rewards in life is the ability to create. And whether it be through words, images or other mediums, the ability to express oneself – and to learn through other’s creative imaginings – is one of the most enriching ways we can share perspectives and learn about the world, as well as ourselves.

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Two fathers smile and hold their babies in sling carriers.

Meet the 6 superdads of Nga (Spring 2018)

Now, there are many incredible moms in Nga, Laos. But, we want to take a moment to highlight a few dads who are taking action – with your backing – to challenge longstanding gender stereotypes and promote important social shifts.

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With the ongoing and stable investment your sponsorship provides, Plan International Canada is working with local children, families, leaders and civic groups to put the basic building blocks of development in place so that community members can break the cycle of poverty for themselves and forge their own, more promising, futures.

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