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Former sponsored child provides skills training for children

Michael, 27, from Kwale Country, Kenya, is a former sponsored child with Plan International. Now, at the age of 27, he is working alongside Plan International to improve the lives of children in his country.

Emily and Cynthia together with Plan International Staff at the Conference

Young people work together to help end child marriage

Plan International held an inaugural youth conference in Zambia in September 2018 to provide a platform for young people across eastern and southern Africa to come together to discuss how to end child marriage.

Naiserian and a colleague during the graduation

Skills training provides a new dawn for Naiserian

Now, thanks to skills training, she has a good job and is spreading financial skills and knowledge throughout her community.

Children graduate as Champions of Change

Over 400 children have graduated as ‘Champions of Change’ after taking part in children’s clubs to support our work alongside girls to make cities safer places.

Kavindu (carrying a child) during a recent visit by Plan International Kenya

Getting an education against the odds

Despite facing many barriers in her life, Kavindu is determined to get an education with the help of a Plan International Kenya bursary.

A teacher and a pupil going through content in a tablet provided by the government

Digital training for teachers spreads use of technology

Teachers in Tharaka North are now better able to teach children about digital literacy following training provided by Plan International Kenya.

Nicholas with his two children during the interview at his barber shop

Involving men in family care and support

Nicholas, 46, is a single father who was unable to support his 2 children. However, following skills and money management training, he has turned his family’s fortunes around and is now supporting other men in his community.

A Lunga Lunga Sub-County staff member using Smart Paper Technology to record health data of children and their mothers

New technology improves birth registration and health services

Healthcare and birth registration are improving in Kwale County, Kenya, thanks to some innovative new technology implemented by Plan International Kenya and partners.

Merceline showcasing one of the solar products at her shop

Solar power provides new opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Women are turning the lives of their families around in Kilifi county, thanks to a solar power project from Plan International Kenya.