‘Because I am a Girl ─ Be a Change-maker 2018’ Opens for Application

Plan International is one of the world’s leading development organisations specifically focusing on children, We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We cordially invite students to join ‘Because I am a Girl ─ Be a Change-maker 2018’. Throughout an interactive process of ‘Learn, Lead, Decide and Thrive’ from October 2017 to May 2018, participants will take the first step towards becoming global citizens.

7-day Indonesia Exposure Trip

As part of ‘Because I am a Girl ─ Be a Change-maker 2018’, participants will visit Indonesia in February 2018. With the support from Plan International Indonesia Office, participants will visit the child protection and youth advocacy programmes supported by Plan International in local communities. Participants will meet with Indonesian youth and learn more about situation of local children.

Important Dates

Briefing and Interview7th October 2017 (Saturday)
Training Workshops (Two full-day workshops, dates may be subject to changes)25th November 2017 (Saturday); 9th December 2017 (Saturday)
Pre-trip Tea Gathering (Date may be subject to changes)13th January 2018 (Saturday)
7-day Exposure Trip to Indonesia (Date may be subject to changes)18th to 24th February 2018 (Sunday to Saturday)
Implementation of local Seed ProjectMarch to April 2018
Graduation CeremonyMay 2018 

Eligibility

  • Aged between 15 and 21 (as of the departure date of the exposure trip)
  • Have a passion for global citizenship and child-safeguarding issue
  • Willing to take action to advocate rights for children and youth, and to make a voice for children around the world, especially girls in poverty and dire situation. 
  • Priority will be given to applicants who:

have joined youth activities organized by Plan International Hong Kong; and/or

with recommendations from school teachers/ affiliated organisations

Fee

HKD$ 2,000  (Participants that have fully attended and actively participated in all activities may be fully funded by Plan International Hong Kong)

Application method

Please download the application form here and return the completed form together with the following documents:

i. Photocopy of applicant’s HKID; and

ii. Photocopy of applicant’s travel document (personal information page)

to Plan International Hong Kong office by 22 Sept 2017 (Friday) (Application Deadline) through one of the following methods:

  • By email: angela.so@plan.org.hk
  • By fax: 2893 3619
  • By post*: Ms. Angela So, Room 201, Marina House, 68 Hing Man Street, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

*Please reserve time for postal delivery

Please refer to the application form for more details. For enquiries, please contact Angela So, Campaign Officer of Plan International Hong Kong (Tel.no: 3405 5322; Email: angela.so@plan.org.hk).