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15 Oct 2015 description

The first World Humanitarian Summit, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in May 2016, will bring together governments, humanitarian organisations, and people affected by humanitarian crises to propose solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. In the months leading up to the Summit, ensuring that children’s voices are heard in these discussions is a key priority for Plan International.

02 Feb 2011 description

Richmond, Va. - Feb. 2, 2011 - One year after the 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti, ChildFund International continues its work in Haiti with Physicians for Peace.

ChildFund has awarded Physicians for Peace a $500,000 grant to support the organization's work in Haiti, providing custom-fitted prosthetics, medical equipment, a summer camp for children with disabilities or who have parents with disabilities and many additional efforts.

"ChildFund's focus is on keeping children on the pathway of development.

21 Jan 2010 description

Given the chaos on the ground in Haiti, it is critical that organizations collaborate to meet the needs of vulnerable children.

Because ChildFund does not operate in Haiti, we are partnering with Christian Blind Mission (CBM), which has operated in Haiti for 30 years.

15 Jan 2010 description

Richmond, Va. - Jan. 15, 2010 -In the aftermath of natural disasters, children's physical and emotional needs often go unattended as adults struggle to survive.

"We stand in solidarity with our sister organizations now helping with the Haiti rescue efforts and the subsequent recovery operations that will be required," said Anne Lynam Goddard, president and CEO of ChildFund International.

To meet the needs of vulnerable children, ChildFund has committed to directing funds raised for Haiti to a partner organization working on the ground.