Child Sponsorship

Plan Canada (formerly Foster Parent’s Plan Canada) is an organization is dedicated to responsible development.  They have programs including sponsoring a child (adopting a child), project sponsoring (including microloans, maternal health, water), gift giving (eg., school supplies, goats.  Many different categories and price ranges.), and of course general donations to “where the need is greatest.”

Plan Canada Gifts of Hope
Plan Canada assists community participants in a number of areas, including: building schools, educating teachers, digging wells, opening health clinics, providing vocational training, using technology to improve crop yields, giving people access to small business loans, and providing disaster-related humanitarian assistance. On average, Plan Canada works with communities for 10–12 years before phasing out operations in that area.

This page is based on my 2011 Charity Assessment.
Subpages (1): Plan vs World Vision