Honduras

Plan has worked in Honduras since 1977 to bring lasting improvements to children's lives. Currently, as child malnutrition rates increase across the country, we are formulating a food security strategy.


COUNTRY OVERVIEW: HONDURAS

Full name: Republic of Honduras;
Population: 7.9 million;
Capital: Tegucigalpa;
Languages: Spanish, indigenous languages, English;
Children with growth retardation: 29%;
Population without sanitation: 23%;
Number of working children (5-14 years): 280,800

PLAN IN HONDURAS

Plan has worked in Honduras since 1977 to bring lasting improvements to children’s lives. Currently, as child malnutrition rates increase across the country, we are formulating a food security strategy.

Plan’s work focuses on the ‘poverty corridor’ that runs across west and south Honduras, helping children and their families in some 600 communities to identify and implement projects.

PLAN’S CORE ACTIVITIES IN HONDURAS

 

Quality education and teacher training

Protecting children from all forms of violence

Promoting good health practices and safe, sanitary environments

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