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Community in Ghana reels in a big catch

Emma Hamilton-Clark | 4 weeks ago

For generations, the local lake in Volta, Ghana, has been a reliable source of livelihood for its community. But in recent years, the lake’s bountifulness has taken a turn for the worse. With dropping water levels and depleting fish stocks, [...] Read more »

We can and must stop famine now

Kavita Dogra | 1 month ago

Lives are being lost every day. More than 20 million people are at risk of starvation because of a severe drought and food crisis. We need to act now. According to the UN, this is the largest humanitarian crisis since [...] Read more »

Group of boys smiling in refugee camp

In pictures: Giving refugee children a chance to thrive

Kavita Dogra | 1 month ago

Right now, there are more than 60 million displaced people around the world – half of them are children. Children are most vulnerable in times of crisis because they face possible separation from their families, abuse, neglect, exploitation, trafficking or [...] Read more »

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New preschool in Nga sparks excitement for education

Emma Hamilton-Clark | 2 months ago

Early education can play a crucial role in a helping a child to reach their full potential. When children grow in an environment where they can learn, play and socialize – it can positively impact their learning skills in the [...] Read more »

Two girls and boy smile as they plan a seedling in the ground.

Empowering youth to act for the planet

Kavita Dogra | 3 months ago

At Plan International Canada, Earth Day is so much more than an event or a day in the calendar. It marks our commitment to protecting our environment and educating the next generation to do the same. We know that the [...] Read more »