Richelle dropped out of school after becoming pregnant at 16. Now 24, flexible learning provided by Plan International and the Philippines government has helped keep her dream of becoming a teacher alive.
This project, developed by Plan International together with the Scotiabank group, seeks to develop entrepreneurial skills in young men and women, and to provide them with tools to make their business ideas come to life.
Plan International has been setting up day centres across South Sudan to provide a safe environment in which children affected by the country’s conflict and food crisis can learn and play.
Melissa became invisible to her government when she was forced to leave school and so disappeared from official records. Without an education or skills, she now lacks opportunities and support to follow her ambitions.
In Zimbabwe many girls become invisible to their government because they are forced to leave school and disappear from official records. Siphethangani is determined to go to university, despite the challenges facing her, and follow her ambitions.Learn more about Counting the Invisible
Plan International CEO, Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen speaking at the Global Festival of Ideas in Bonn, Germany on Wednesday 1st March, 2017.
Young people in Uganda are gaining skills, getting jobs and saving money thanks to a partnership between Plan International, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Accenture.Learn more about A Working Future
Satta, 12, from Guinea, was born with one arm and lacked self-esteem as a result. Now she attends an inclusive school where her needs are met, and she is determined to follow her ambitions.
Ines, 12, arrived alone in Tanzania as a refugee from Burundi. We’re working to keep thousands of children like Ines safe and helping them overcome the troubles they have experienced.