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provide a lifeline to children in India and around the world
In the unlikely event that we raise more money than can be reasonably and efficiently spent for this appeal, any additional funds will go wherever the need is greatest.
India: the devastating second wave
Families have exhausted their savings during the five-month lockdown across the country. Livelihoods and jobs have been lost.
Since March 2020, Plan International India has responded to the coronavirus in 15 states, 43 districts and over 3,400 villages and slums. In response to this latest wave, our team is already scaling up support, ensuring that the most vulnerable families get the support they need.
Our response in India
the impact of your donations
South Sudan: A Crisis on a crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devestating impact on people around the world including families in South Sudan, where the situation is rapidly deteriorating. The coronavirus pandemic has been an additional strain on a country struggling with displacement and conflict, putting many families at further risk of poverty, displacement and hunger. Approximately 60% of the population are predicted to face acute food shortages this year. This includes 1.4 million children under the age of five and almost 500,000 women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
We're rapidly scaling up programmes including food distributions, child protection, cash and voucher assistance and school meal programmes.
Our response around the world
Our teams have been supporting communities all over the world, including...
Committed to Child Sponsorship
Our child sponsorship programme is more important than ever right now. We urgently need more sponsors to help fund projects that will enable children to reach their potential, during the pandemic and into the future.
To find out more about becoming a sponsor visit our child sponsorship page >
As we continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we want to reassure sponsors of the steps we’re taking to protect the children and communities we work with against the risks of the disease and the long-term impacts that threaten children’s futures. Should your sponsored child, or the area in which they live, have been affected by the pandemic, we will be in touch as soon as possible.
If you’re already one of our amazing sponsors, our coronavirus FAQs for sponsors can be found here >