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Multiply your impact with matched giving!

Guest blogger | Nov 27, 2017

This holiday season, give a gift that gives back – and more! With Gifts of Hope, you can find unique gifts for everyone on your list, and help change the lives of children around the world. It’s true – you [...] Read more »

Gender: It is Time to go Beyond the Binary

Kavita Dogra | Nov 15, 2017

At Plan International Canada, we spend a lot of time talking about girls and how across the globe they are undervalued, underappreciated and represent an untapped resource of potential. So, for an organization that works to achieve gender equality and [...] Read more »

Rohingya girl looks at camera

Meet 3 women and girls in the midst of the Rohingya crisis

Desiree Buitenbos | Nov 13, 2017

Right now, more than 800,000 Rohingya people have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar to seek safety, shelter and refuge. Many of the new arrivals are women and children – with initial estimates suggesting [...] Read more »

phin laughing

Weaving her way to a brighter future

Desiree Buitenbos | Oct 25, 2017

It’s been more than five years since Phin, 16, has been in school but that doesn’t mean she’s not learning new skills each and every day. Phin is the youngest of 9 girls in her village currently benefitting from Plan [...] Read more »