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Man sits on boat and smiles at camera.

Community in Ghana reels in a big catch

Emma Hamilton-Clark | Jun 28, 2017

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 »

Giang smiling in cafe

Brewing a brighter future in Vietnam

Desiree Buitenbos | Dec 13, 2016

When Giang, 22, finally realized her lifelong dream of owning a coffee shop, critics told her it would fail – not because she wasn’t hardworking or qualified, but simply because she was a girl. “They said: ‘I don’t think you [...] Read more »

Young boys playing with toys in classroom

The lowdown on early childhood care and development

Claire | Mar 28, 2016

FACT: Every year, 200 million children survive their early years of life, but don’t reach their full potential. Here at Plan, we recognize the importance of early childhood care. It helps boost a child’s development and improve their future performance [...] Read more »