Health is a key reason many girls don't attend school regularly. Sick days keep a girl out of school and too many absences can prevent her from passing her exams and moving int[...]
There's nothing quite like a homegrown juicy tomato or crunchy carrot from your own garden.
Here in Canada, gardens help us to eat locally, have more organic choices, and tr[...]
Studying after sunset in Zimbabwe
The sun has just gone down and Mary stokes the fire to light up the room a little. The ambitious 12 year-old from Zimbabwe wants to be an e[...]
A Desire To Learn
"It was like having a new life after I received a scholarship from Plan," says 19-year-old Arba.
Arba is from the ethnic Akha hill tribe in Northern Tha[...]
Plan’s research across 9 countries found that age 14 is the time most girls are likely to drop out of school in developing countries. It is then that poverty and discrimination put[...]
We know from our successful campaign for the International Day of the Girl that thousands of small actions can come together to have a big impact. Take five minutes today to add yo[...]
Each year, a crowd of teachers meets for the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario annual women's leadership conference.
This year, Because I am a Girl hosted three session[...]
Did you know that providing a girl with education benefits her from head to toe?
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Plan has programs that help tackle each of these aspect[...]
Are you ready to make a BIG difference in the life of a girl in the developing world? This month we're launching TWO awesome fundraising initiatives for girls' education.
Raya and Dylan are a brother-sister duo from Cobourg. With the help of their mom, Theresa, the pair decided to make fundraising for a school in Africa a family affair!
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