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What we do

Where we Work

Where we Work

From the arid regions of East and West Africa, to the tribes of South East Asia; from the snow-capped mountain ranges of South and Central America, to the bustling streets of the developing world, globally over 1.3 million are sponsored through a global network across 50 countries. Plan works in 50 of the world's poorest countries »

Programmes

Programmes

Our work to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty is based around 8 core areas Read more »

Development Education

Development Education

Children are at the heart of Plan’s development approach. As such, the development education programme reflects this with a specific focus on primary and post primary children. We aim to increase Irish children’s awareness of global development issues by encouraging active learning and dialogue in schools. Read more »

Millennium Development Goals

Millennium Development Goals

At the UN Millennium meeting in 2000, former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern made a commitment to meet the UN target of spending 0.7 % of GNP on Official Development Assistance by the end of 2015 and Ireland also signed up to reach eight specific Millenium Development Goals during that period. Plan makes a real difference in reaching the goals. Read more »