Desiree Buitenbos

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How Canadians helped Then’s family end the cycle of poverty

See how Plan International Canada’s Community Sponsorship program  enabled one very special family to access their rights to brighter future.  Read more »

Coming full circle: how Child Sponsorship helped Laura thrive!

Meet Laura, a former Plan International sponsored child from El Salvador, and see how Child Sponsorship helped her dreams come true! Read more »

Meet 3 children who are going back to school after spending years in a Voodoo convent

Find out how Plan International is working with communities and religious leaders in Benin to help children access their rights to protection and education. Read more »

VIDEO: a special holiday message from children around the world!

From El Salvador to Zimbabwe, see why children are sharing a very special holiday message with Plan International Canada’s valued supporters.  Read more »

Brewing a brighter future in Vietnam

See how Plan International’s programming helped a young entrepreneur in Vietnam open up her own coffee shop and realize her dreams.  Read more »

Celebrating success and saying farewell to communities in the Philippines

After 18 years of Plan International programming, communities in the Philippines now have the tools they need to continue to their own development. Read more »

Enabling children in Laos to raise their voices and inspire change

See how Plan International Canada’s Community Sponsorship program is ensuring children’s views and opinions are heard in Nga, Laos.  Read more »

How baby chicks are breaking open brighter futures in El Salvador

See how Canadians’ baby chicks Gifts of Hope are cracking bright futures wide open for children and families in El Salvador. Read more »

Unleashing a girl’s potential through Child Sponsorship

Meet Fatu, a former Plan International sponsored child from Sierra Leone, and see how Child Sponsorship helped her become the role model she is today!  Read more »

Why more boys are standing up for girls’ rights in Latin America

See how Plan International is working with boys across Latin America to promote gender equality and girls’ rights. Read more »

How we’re helping Burundian refugee children access their rights in Tanzania

See how Plan International is supporting Burundian refugee children to access their rights to education, protection, and emotional wellbeing.  Read more »

“A beautiful, fulfilling and memorable experience”: Jenn’s journey to meet her sponsored child in Thailand

From Canada to Thailand: Jenn travels to meet her sponsored child and see how her support is helping families thrive!  Read more »