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Nicaragua

Helping thousands of children across Nicaragua to access their rights
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Young mother in Nicaragua

Tackling teen pregnancy in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in Latin America. With the support of our Girl Power Project young people are now educating their peers on the risks of becoming a teen parent.

Josefina campaigns for an end to abuse against girls in her community

Women stand up against abuse in Nicaragua

Volunteers like Josefina are preventing violence against girls and women in rural Nicaragua by changing attitudes, following training from Plan International.

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Circle of Love

In a rural community in the north of Nicaragua, a group of mothers and fathers meet in an Early Stimulation Circle, where they learn how to advance their children’s physical and emotional development. 

Emprendedoras

Learning that improves the family economy

Plan International Nicaragua is providing training for young people so they can make products that generate self-employment and lead to an improvement in their families’ incomes.

Juliana Martinez

Preventing teenage pregnancy through sexual and reproductive health education

Some 25% of pregnant women in Nicaragua are adolescents, in large measure due to lack of information, communication and education on sexual rights and health, and so Plan International Nicaragua is working to enable young people to make safe, sensible decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. 

Support after the Selma storm

Plan International Nicaragua, in coordination with the government authorities of the municipality of Teustepe in the Department of Boaco, delivered humanitarian aid to families affected by the heavy rains generated by the drops in pressure and the Selma storm.

Our results last year
  • 895
    school teachers trained
  • 40
    health centres constructed or rehabilitated
  • 3,884
    people trained in livelihood skills, such as agriculture and entrepreneurship

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Edificio Zoila - Costado oeste de parqueo de personal de banco Lafise
Altamira del Este
Managua Managua
Nicaragua
+50522780060