Population: 29.7 million;
Major languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara;
Number of children in work: 2.5 million;
Children with stunted growth due to malnutrition: 20%;
Children who do not go to secondary school: 19%;
People without sanitation: 29%.
Plan has been working in Perú since 1994, opening up and supporting the access of poor and marginalised children to basic rights like health, education, participation and sustainable livelihoods.
Our work benefits more than half a million people in more than 300 communities.
We work with children, and their communities and local autorities to identify central issues and produce positive change.