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Sponsor the Nga, Laos Community

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Join the children of Nga on a transformational journey

Nga, in northern Laos, is a very remote community where the hardships for children and their families are extreme. But with Community Sponsorship, you can help provide the tools they need to break the cycle of poverty and begin a cycle of progress.

For just $39 a month, you can transform the community of Nga with investments in education, health care, water and gender equality.

Matched gifts icon Sponsor today and your generous contribution will be matched 4x by our funding partner for even greater impact. Your donation is tax-deductible as a charitable gift.

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Your support is urgently needed to:

  • Improve access to quality education for all children
  • Provide clean drinking water and proper sanitation facilities
  • Distribute nutritious food to school children to keep them healthy
  • Increase life-skills development opportunities for youth
  • Educate the community on children’s rights to promote gender equality

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What you will receive

As a community sponsor, you’ll be able to see real progress over time as you follow the children and families in Nga through a journey out of poverty.

You will receive:

  • A welcome package connecting you to the Nga community
  • Quarterly email updates where you can meet the families, view photos of the community and read stories of the changes happening in Nga, thanks to your support.

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The children of Nga need your help

  • More than 75% of the population is illiterate in the official language, limiting education and growth opportunities
  • 29% of primary school students drop out of school in grade 1 due to language barriers
  • Schools are in poor condition and lack teaching supplies, trained teachers and sanitation facilities
  • Unsafe drinking water is pumped from a nearby river, exposing children to preventable illnesses
  • Child marriage is common and puts girls at risk of illiteracy, violence and abuse

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Your impact

In just a few years, generous community sponsors have helped:
  • Build or upgrade over 25 schools or education centres, giving children a chance at a brighter future
  • Provide over 800 animals to families in Vietnam to help diversify their livelihoods and boost income
  • Provide an entire community in Ghana with year-round, clean drinking water
  • Enable more than 2,000 women to access financial services, literacy and training in Ethiopia
  • Deliver 7 school boats, helping children – particularly girls – in Bangladesh safely commute to school

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Still have questions? Let us help!

  • How is sponsoring a community different from sponsoring a child?

  • Will I be receiving a picture of one child?

  • Does my sponsorship benefit all the children in the community, or only some?

  • If I sponsor a community, how long a commitment am I expected to make?

  • What kind of correspondence will I be getting from the community?

  • Why do you need my email address?

  • Can I visit the community?

About Plan International Canada

About Plan International Canada

Plan is a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries.


Where Your Money Goes

80.5% of donations go to support programs benefiting children and families

Where Your Money Goes

Learn how your contributions have helped change the lives of children and families in developing countries.