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We work in 12 countries supporting girls, boys, and adolescents, their families and communities.
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Communicating success: A natural-born journalist

It was during a community workshop facilitated by Plan International in Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, that Liliana had a revelation. From the first moment she held a camera she knew that she wanted to become a journalist.

Illusions dragged by mud

Hundreds of families in Manabí lose everything after floods

Because I am a Girl! A commitment to girls


CORINA VILLACORTA, Plan International's Regional Director for Latin America and The Caribbean.


Regional Office Human Resources Coordinator

The position will be located in Panama, under a local contract following the local laws and regulations.

Paraguayan youth represents Latin American adolescents in Canada

Daneli is a 15 year-old Paraguayan young woman who participated in the 5th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) from March 7th to 9th in Montreal, Canada.

Protección de la Niñez en estado de emergencia

Perú faces one of the strongest climatological phenomena in recent years. There has been reported 72,115 injured thus far.

Forced Child Marriage also exists in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic, followed by Nicaragua, has the highest rate of Forced Marriage and Relationships among girls in Latin American and the Caribbean.
The findings come from a study prepared by Plan International Dominican Republic (Plan DR), using data from the provinces of Azua, Barahona, San Juan, Pedernales, and Elías Piña.

Young entrepreneurs of tomorrow

The ‘Shaping entrepreneurs for the future’ project, developed by Plan International together with the Scotiabank group, seeks to develop children’s financial, economic and entrepreneurial skills, and to provide them with tools they need to make their business ideas come to life.

Our results last year
  • 304,732
    people trained in 2016
  • 6,534
    communities reached in Americas in 2016
  • 1.42 million
    people benefited by Plan International's work in 2016

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