GirlsFund Campaign Extended until 31-08-11

Plan Australia has decided it extend it’s GirlsFund campaign until Wednesday 31st August 2011 in a bid to reach their chosen target of $120,000. If you were not aware of this initiative, GirlsFund has been set up to help empower girls in the developing world overcome discrimination. Being a girl in poorer countries is difficult due to gender inequality.

Girls across the world are denied simple rights that boys take for granted, such as –

  • 60 million girls are not in primary school
  • Girls 3 times more likely to suffer from malnutrition
  • 2 million girls a year a trafficked into the sex trade
  • Females make up 70% of the world living on less than $1 a day

Discrimination against girls can start at home and follow them for the rest of their lives. The GirlsFund campaign plan to stop this, and help girls
overcome discrimination and lead their communities out of poverty.  If you would like to help support GirlsFund, simply click on the link below and make a donation today to help children break the cycle of poverty, and help champion girl’s rights in the developing world.

Help Plan Australia by Sponsoring a Child

Plan’s child sponsorship programme start from just $1.41 a day to help funds community projects that focus on health, education, livelihood, habitat and building relationships. These are key areas that allow children to grow up in a happy and safe environment.

What Will You Get When You Sponsor a Child?

  • When you sponsor a child, you will be able to view your child’s details instantly
  • You will receive a great welcome kit
  • Regular updates with photos and information about your child
  • Bi-annual magazine, eNewsletters, and the opportunity to send letters to your child

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