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Plan Zambia

Plan has been working in Zambia since 1996, helping children to access their rights to education, health and economic empowerment.

Plan works in 3 provinces, reaching more than 44,000 households in rural areas, and is a leader in working with communities to ensure child rights.

Case study

Plan project tackles youth unemployment

Plan project tackles youth unemployment

Unemployment is a big problem affecting many Zambian youth and according to official figures, 2 out of every 5 urban youths, and 4 out of every 5 rural youths cannot find formal employment.

Where we work in Zambia


We work in 46 communities, covering 400,000 people.

Our core areas of activity include:

  • child protection and participation
  • education
  • health including HIV and AIDS
  • economic empowerment