Water sanitation and health

6 youth standing with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development

Harnessing the power of our youth’s voices

Guest blogger | Jun 29, 2017

Adolescents, make up 1.2 billion of the world’s population. For such a large population, they are often overlooked. But this is starting to change. Since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) there has been a growing emphasis on [...] Read more »

Four women at health centre in Haiiti

Improving access to essential medicines in rural Haiti

Guest blogger | May 31, 2017

Medicines save lives but in rural communities access to medicine is a significant barrier to receiving adequate treatment. Existing health facilities often experience a shortage of essential medicines and equipment needed to respond appropriately, especially to reproductive health needs. This [...] Read more »

student with fundraiser

What’s your “why” to join Spread the Net?

Jessica | Jan 20, 2017

Across Canada, school communities are rallying together to compete in the Spread the Net Student Challenge! A friendly competition to raise funds for malaria-preventing bed nets, Spread the Net is an opportunity for students to learn about an important global [...] Read more »

Group of Students

Starting the Spread the Net Student Challenge!

Guest blogger | Dec 13, 2016

The Spread the Net Student Challenge is well underway! Schools across Canada are working hard to raise funds towards life-saving bed nets. Rachel, is a student from Handsworth Secondary School. She is sharing her Spread the Net Committee’s experience getting [...] Read more »

Youth Fundraiser

Tips for Young Fundraisers!

Guest blogger | Oct 2, 2016

Meet Amanda and Anjalee, the Founder/President and Vice-President of Project 10K! Project 10K is an initiative in support of Plan International Canada with a goal of raising $10,000 to help build a health clinic in Nigeria. Amanda and Anjalee are [...] Read more »

Smiling children.

QUIZ: Which global justice issue matters most to YOU?

Lisa | May 25, 2016

World leaders, activists and organizations are committed to the Sustainable Development Goals – 17 Global Goals that aim to achieve 3 things by 2030: end extreme poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality. And each of us has [...] Read more »