“To be called a refugee,” the saying has it, “is the opposite of an insult; it is a badge of strength.”

Strength has been needed by the many Rohingya whom this year has seen pour out of their country searching for refuge.  In the sprawling camps, NGO Plan has been one of the many assessing and addressing the greatest needs: challenges which have become, tragically, the hallmarks of almost all refugee situations in under-resourced environments.

One major concern is limited or poor quality water, together with weak sanitation facilities and poor waste management. We partnered with them to help build clean toilets and to provide hygiene kits in the constant battle against disease taking hold or spreading through the camps.

Moldova: Supporting elderly and people with disabilities

Supporting elderly and people with disabilities This shipment feedback has arrived! Click here to read more. Despite dramatic improvements in poverty rates in...

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Benin: Empowering women and youth

Shipment feedback: Benin, bordered by Togo and Nigeria in West Africa, is rich in natural beauty but is one of the world’s...

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Cameroon: Caring for communities in conflict

Shipment feedback: Recent conflicts in some parts of Cameroon in recent years have not only caused devastating loss of life and trauma...

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Tanzania: Education and job training

Shipment feedback: Youth unemployment is a serious problem in the Northern region of Tanzania where much of the population rely on subsistence...

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