Hurricanes Eta and Iota leave girls at risk of abuse in shelters
In Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala there are now more than 130,000 people living in official shelters, including more than 53,000 children. Girls are at in…
Plan International has been working in Guatemala for over 40 years on the issues that most affect girls and young women. We are working to end poverty and we advocate for the rights of Guatemala’s young people.
To achieve these goals, we work alongside civil society, local and regional governments, non-governmental organisations, and girls and young women.
We currently work in over 608 rural communities in 5 Guatemalan Departments (Jalapa, Quiché, Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz and Escuintla) to improve the lives of over 91,000 children and young people.
Our priorities include: