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Brazil

Plan has been working in Brazil since 1997, mainly in the states of Maranhão and Pernambuco.

More than 70,000 children and adolescents participate in about 50 Plan projects focused on ensuring that children access their right to education, protection against violence. health, participation, and economic empowerment.

Where we work in Brazil

Map Brazil 2014 EN

Our work is focused in the Northeast - the neediest region of the country - where the child mortality rate is 50% higher than the national average, income almost 40% lower and illiteracy rates more than twice as high.

Plan runs programmes in approximately 150 communities in Maranhão, Pernambuco, Bahia, Piauí and Rio Grande do Norte, besides the state of São Paulo in the Southeast.

We conduct national campaigns for the promotion and defense of children's rights. And now to help build relationships, fundraising and communicate our work,  we are with an office in São Paulo.

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