Plan International has been working in the Philippines since 1961. We ensure children realise their rights to education, protection, health care and a high quality of life. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners to advance children’s rights and equality for girls.
Plan International Philippines implements projects that focus on:
- Child protection
- Youth economic empowerment
- Disaster risk management
- Nutrition and responsive care.
Our Country Office is located in Manila, with programme and project areas in Masbate, North Samar, West Samar, East Samar, Occidental Mindoro, Metro Manila and Central Mindanao.
My birth certificate is not just a piece of paper
In Eastern Visayas, 25% of people do not have a birth certificate. But we’re working with local authorities to get children registered so they are able to exercise their rights.
READING BETWEEN THE LINES: Analysis of Child Sponsorship Cancellations in the Philippines
This report sheds light on the various factors and reasons that account for employment-related child sponsorship cancellations in the Philippines between June 2014 and December 2016. It aims to identify existing patterns and trends from the data available, and provide perspective as to how current programming can adapt to address the growing number of SC cancellations.