Plan for a positive future

plan affrica appealIntrepid has always been impressed with Plan’s incredible projects around the globe and we were honoured to hear from Ian Wishart, CEO, Plan International – Australia National Office, on the 10th anniversary of The Intrepid Foundation

“The Intrepid Foundation has been a strong and wonderful supporter of Plan’s work for over 10 years. As an international development agency with a focus on children’s rights, Plan looks to execute long-term, sustainable development work in over 50 countries. It is here that The Intrepid Foundation has had a tremendous impact.

It has made a positive impact on thousands of children through supporting our development work. From helping children access early education in India, ensuring girls are aware of their rights and are protected from early marriage in Indonesia, to ensuring vulnerable children in Uganda are looked after if a family member or they have HIV or AIDS.

The Intrepid Foundation has also kindly responded and connected with travellers during times of disaster, from the South East Asia Tsunami in 2004 to more recently with the drought in East Africa. This support has enabled Plan to act in a time when funds are quickly needed to ensure children survive and are protected.

Congratulations Intrepid Foundation on your milestone of helping a range of causes for over 10 years. We thank you for your support of our work and we look forward to working with you in the many years to come.”

The Intrepid Foundation – celebrating 10 years of travellers making a difference & over AU$3 million in donations!
Help support Plan and other great organisations via the Intrepid Foundation, plus find out how your donation can be matched* by Intrepid Travel!

* Donations will be matched by Intrepid Travel up to AU$5000 (or equivalent) per donor and a total of AU$400,000 each financial year.

Photo: © Plan, East Africa Drought Appeal

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Sue Elliot - Like many of us, Sue contracted a serious travel bug at an early age. She's visited over 90 countries in search of a cure, but her wanderlust just seems to get worse. Thankfully at Intrepid Travel she's amongst people who understand the affliction and since 1998 Sue has enjoyed being our blog and newsletter editor. Here you'll find helpful travel advice and inspiring tales from Sue and other Intrepid travellers.

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