GEZE provides sponsorships for children in need throughout the world
To mark its 150th anniversary, GEZE sponsored 150 needy children from all around the world – and will now sponsor another child every year. In cooperation with the children’s charity Plan International, the company wants to help to improve the living conditions of children, young people and their families.
Plan International helps in nearly 80 countries around the world
Plan Germany manages 335,000 child sponsorships. © Plan International
Plan International is one of the oldest children’s charities. It operates in 76 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and is independent of any religious or political affiliation.
In the development cooperation field, Plan International funds sustainable and child-focused self-help projects primarily via sponsorships and also via individual donations and public funds.
Girls receive special support to give them the same opportunities as boys. Plan International Germany manages 335,000 child sponsorships which reach about three million people in the programme areas.
"Girls Get Equal" – Plan's global movement for girls © Plan International
Girls need special support
To achieve lasting improvements in the living conditions of the children, young people and their families and local communities, Plan concentrates on the six areas of impact: Education, economic empowerment of young people, political participation, sexual and reproductive health and rights, protection of children from violence and healthy growing up.
With the "Girls Get Equal" campaign Plan International draws attention to the situation of girls worldwide and promotes the political participation of girls and women.