Desiree Buitenbos

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Meet Michael – the man who delivers mail to sponsored children

| Nov 28, 2018

Wondering who delivers your mail to sponsored children? Well, it’s probably someone just like Michael! Meet the man who delivers your heartwarming letters. Read more »

Holiday gift guide: 8 affordable gifts that give back and defy normal

| Nov 22, 2018

A holiday guide to gifts that give back: perfect gift ideas from Plan International Canada’s Gifts of Hope for the friends and family on your shopping list. Read more »

3 ways clean water can help girls & women realize their rights

| Nov 15, 2018

2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water at home. Here are 3 ways clean water can help girls and women realize their rights around the world. Read more »

3 innovative apps protecting girls around the world

| Nov 7, 2018

See how Plan International is using innovative mobile technology to protect girls around the world – helping them Defy Normal and realize their rights! Read more »

The Indonesia earthquake: how your support helped save lives

| Oct 29, 2018

See how Plan International is responding after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Indonesia, leaving millions in need of emergency aid. Read more »

Ending FGM: Why these 3 traditional cutters are putting down their knives

| Oct 16, 2018

97% of girls in Guinea have undergone Female Genital Mutilation. See how we're working alongside girls, communities and traditional cutters to help change this. Read more »

Why it’s time to Defy Normal

| Sep 27, 2018

Normal is children denied their rights and girls denied equality. See why Plan International Canada is calling on all Canadians to Defy Normal. Read more »

7 child rights violations that need to stop – now!

| Sep 20, 2018

Plan International is dedicated to helping children unleash their full potential. Find out 7 reasons why our work to protect childrens rights is so crucial. Read more »

How this super granny is working to change the birth story in Senegal

| Aug 28, 2018

Meet Aminata, a super granny from Senegal who is working with adolescents, women and men to help change the birth story through awareness and education! Read more »

Meet Madame Badji – a midwife breaking down barriers to accessing healthcare in Senegal

| Aug 2, 2018

Meet Madame Badji and see how midwives like her are working to change the birth story and increase access to healthcare in Senegal. Read more »

Meet Tort, a former sponsored child who’s determined to achieve her dreams!

| Jul 24, 2018

Meet Tort - a former Plan International sponsored child who is working to make her dreams come true and help other children in her community do the same! Read more »

How a former sponsored child is championing change in her community!

| Jun 27, 2018

Meet Elizabeth, a former Plan International sponsored child, and see how she was able to defy the odds, attend school and choose her own future! Read more »