Nicaragua

Plan has been operating in Nicaragua for 20 years, helping poor children and their communities to access their rights to education, health, protection, food security and sustainable livelihoods.


COUNTRY OVERVIEW: NICARAGUA

Population: 5.8 million;
Capital: Managua;
Languages: Spanish, English, indigenous languages;
Adult illiteracy: 22%;
Births without expert assistance: 26%;
Number of working children: nearly 224,000

PLAN IN NICARAGUA

Plan has been operating in Nicaragua for 20 years, helping poor children and their communities to access their rights to education, health, protection, food security and sustainable livelihoods.

During 2013 Plan worked in Nicaragua with 28,200 sponsored children – and through our programs we benefit a total of 515,000 people living in 372 rural communities in the poorest municipalities of the country.

PLAN’S CORE ACTIVITIES IN NICARAGUA

 

Promoting access to quality education

Supporting children to achieve their right to a healthy life

Protecting children from abuse, exploitation and violence

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