Plan's work in Africa started in Ethiopia in 1974 and now covers 24 countries. From improving education to rolling out health programmes, we work with children and their communities to help break the cycle of poverty.
Free from Malaria
Every 60 seconds a child dies from malaria. This World Malaria Day - 25 April - millions of people in Burkina Faso are celebrating better protection from the disease.
Ashraful's life on the street
Ashraful knew what he wanted in life: a better education. For the 14-year-old that meant heading to the busy metropolis of Dhaka in Bangladesh.