Aussie kids are back to school this week – that means new pencils, a few nerves, big smiles and growing up. We love back-to-school week at Plan International.
In more than 51 countries around the world we help kids get back to school. With your support, we promote free and equal access to quality education for all children – from early learning to secondary education.
Here are some education achievements we’ve achieved together in the past year:
* 2,390 schools constructed or rehabilitated in 2015
* 112,489 people trained with education skills
* $152,922,146 AUD invested in education worldwide.
Want to help? You can help kids get back to school with these bright gift ideas
Daycare centres are operating in four of India’s most densely populated cities. The project is committed to helping 15,000 children whose parents work at construction sites and live in urban slums.
These kids are learning about what to do when a disaster happens. Drama shows are a fun and effective way for kids to learn about safety.
Six months after the earthquake struck Nepal, Plan International’s education in emergency response is getting children back to school by building Temporary Learning Centres and providing children with backpacks filled with stationery supplies.
Sokhat receives a daily breakfast of rice fish and beans at school every morning. Without the School Feeding Project, thousands of children would otherwise be in school hungry. This breakfast helps them stay alert and active.
The lives of Syrian children have been disrupted as they have fled with their families to anywhere safer than home. In Cairo, Alexandria and Damietta, we’re helping Syrian children continue learning. Nothing should get in the way of a child’s education. Not even war.