Plan International USA, Inc.

Rating: 4.55 stars   38 reviews

Address:

155 Plan Way Warwick RI 02886 USA

Mission:

Plan International USA, part of the Plan International Federation, is a child-centered development organization that believes in the promise and potential of children. For more than 75 years in over 50 developing countries, Plan has been breaking the cycle of child poverty. Everything Plan does – from strengthening health care systems to improving the quality of education, to advocating for increased protection and beyond – is built with, and owned by, the community. The result is a development approach designed to improve the lives of the youngest members of the community for the longest period of time. For more information, please visit PlanUSA.org.

Target demographics:

Plan programs help millions of children and their families escape the cycle of poverty in countries around the world.

Geographic areas served:

51 developing countries across the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Program countries include: Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Programs:

Plan child-centered program areas include: health, water & sanitation, education, disaster relief & resilience, and nutrition.

2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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800-556-7918
http://www.planusa.org

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Reviews for Plan International USA, Inc.

Rating: 4 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

I have never given money to Plan; in fact, I convinced my mother not to give to their child sponsorship a couple of years ago, because of the rating. However, I am now prepared to donate to this charity because of the work I saw they were doing in Zimbabwe. I have just returned from a mission trip there where we are supporting an orphan trust. Everywhere I went, people at schools and clinics were saying that PLAN had made contributions and donations that were invaluable. Anyone who helps my friends is a friend to me. I also am pleased that they have no religious or government affiliation.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I witnessed work of PLAN in zimbabwe, where the organization was said to have provided schools, houses for nurses and schoolteachers, primary school books and medicines.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not sure. Perhaps continue to try to spend less on fundraising.

 
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