2022 GLOBAL IMPACT NUMBERS
2022 GLOBAL IMPACT NUMBERS
Plan International’s Global Impact in 2022
“We do fairy-tale therapy, drawing and singing. Singing is especially useful because children can detach themselves from where they are and what they have gone through.” – Maria, psychologist in Moldovan mobile unit
Plan International’s work reached 52 children , , including 27.7 MILLION GIRLS
5.9 MILLION GIRLS received better access to education
. 2 million
“NOW I KNOW MORE ABOUT THE IMPACT OF CHILD MARRIAGE, MAINTAINING A HEALTHY BODY, USING SOCIAL MEDIA WELL AND MAINTAINING HEALTHY FRIENDSHIPS.” – Arkenzy, 16
479,792 COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS AND 87,261 STAFF in partner organizations and institutions were trained in child protection
27.7 MILLION CHILDREN AND ADULTS took early-childhood-care-and-development (ECCD) classes or received training
PROTECTION FROM VIOLENCE
19.6 million children and adults received inclusive quality education
33.3 million children and adults received training in sexual and reproductive health rights
21 million children and adults were reached through gender-sensitive child-protection programs
6.7 million children and adults gained skills and had opportunities for youth employment and entrepreneurship
28.7 million children and adults , including 7.9 MILLION GIRLS , were helped through our work with communities experiencing crises
1 MILLION SPONSORS supported 1.3 million children in 16,979 COMMUNITIES around the world
Meet nine-year-old January from Tanzania. He’s one of the 1.3 million sponsored children. “One day, I’m going to be a pilot and travel the world,” he says. Most boys, however, end up in the mines that contaminate the drinking water that makes people ill. Today, says January,
Karelys, 8, participates in Plan International’s Safe Routes (Rumbos Seguros) project in Tumbes, Peru. Its goal is to ensure the safety and integration of Venezuelan
In Moldova, Plan International is working with the National Centre for Preventing Child Abuse to provide child protection and psychosocial support. Maria, a psychologist in
For young people in Guinea, finding decent work isn’t easy. Like many countries in Africa, it has a young population, with 75% of its 13 million citizens under age 35. In a society in which age commands respect, Guinean youth struggle to access quality education and find employment. Plan International set up a youth-employment project to address this issue. Youssouf, 21, dropped out of school early but is now apprenticing in a boilermaker’s workshop. Learn more about our youth-leadership and economic-empowerment programs on page 54.
Arkenzy, who lives in Indonesia, is one of the millions of teens who can now talk about subjects that were once considered taboo, like menstrual and sexual health, child marriage and gender-based violence. She’s a peer educator in our Let’s Talk program, an
migrants living in Peru. The project focuses on protecting children, adolescents and families from violence, abuse and exploitation. We strengthen child-protection structures and respond to child-protection incidents. Learn more about our protection-from-violence programs on page 48.
Here are a few of those millions of children who attended one of our early-childhood-care-and- development (ECCD) classes. These little girls are celebrating their graduation from our ECCD centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Learn more about our education programs on page 20.
WATCH HIS STORY
our mobile unit, works with children like Milana, above. Maria fled Ukraine, so she understands what it’s like when conflict uproots your life. Learn more about our humanitarian-response and resilience programs on page 70.
information-sharing forum created and supported by Plan International. “I take better care of my body now,” she says. Learn more about our health programs on page 28.
people drink safe water from a borehole system that Plan International built in his community. Learn about another water-related project, in Cambodia, on page 31.
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