The 5th “Because I am a Girl– Donate a Pencil Campaign” was successfully held from 10 to 22, October 2017. The audit report, which is voluntarily audited by Dominic K. N. Tai & Company, is completed.


As a Plan sponsor, we cordially invite you to join our sponsorship trip to witness children, families and communities benefit from your generous support. You may also have a chance to visit your sponsor child if he/she lives in the communities.


With an efficient and convenient transport system in Hong Kong, it is easy for students to opt for different modes of transport to go to school. However, children living in mountainous regions may have to take risky and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted.


World Toilet Day is a United Nations observance each November 19. The subject of World Toilet Day may sound humorous to you as we are used to having access to sanitation. However, for many girls, all they wish is to have access to safe and clean toilets.


It is estimated that about 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced sexual or physical violence in their lifetime, and most of them are being abused by their parents or partners! Violence against women is a violation of human rights and many girls lose their right to receive education, work and socialize.


Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18 – the equivalent of one every 2 seconds. In many developing countries, women are still perceived as inferior, and the communities fail to recognize the importance of girls’ education.


We cordially invite you, our sponsor, to join our sponsor visit to witness how children, families and communities benefit from your generous support.


To celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child on 11 Oct, Plan International Hong Kong is holding the 5th “Because I am a Girl – Donate a Pencil” campaign from 10 Oct – 22 Oct. This year, the event lasts 13 days and is held in 4 locations in Hong Kong.


Kanie Siu, CEO of Plan International Hong Kong visited some child brides in Ha Giang, Vietnam in late August. There, 44% of girls have to quit school and marry early to survive. The motivation behind is the patriarchal mindset of perceiving women as inferior. Meanwhile, the community fails to recognize the importance of girls’ education. Very often, marriages are arranged for underage girls to ease the financial burden of households.


CEO Message and Agency News 

Dear Youth Circle friends,