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Plan Paraguay

Plan is an international development organization with no religious, political or governmental affiliation, founded over 75 years ago. It promotes children’s rights to eradicate child poverty. Currently, it implements community projects in over 50 developing countries to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.

We have worked in Paraguay since 1994. Our headquarters is located in Asuncion, the capital city, and we implement programs and projects in the Departments of Paraguarí, Caaguazú, San Pedro and Guairá.

Over 24,000 children are participating in the Sponsorship programme in Paraguay, and through them, are benefiting around 120,000 people in 471 communities.

Our vision is a country where children and adolescents enjoy their rights, develop their potential, and play a leading role, along with their families, in an inclusive Paraguay.

Case study

Women bring community bank to San Pedro

Women bring community bank to San Pedro

A group of 30 women in Calle Arroyense have helped boost the local economy by setting up the first community bank in the Department of San Pedro, with Plan's support.

Where we work in Paraguay

Paraguay Map

Our core areas of activity include:

  • Children and adolescents receive a quality education, acquiring essential skills for their development.
  • Protecting children against abuse, exploitation and violence.
  • Encourage children's participation.
  • Children are registered at birth, grow up healthy and are well nourished.