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Girls skipping over puddles in Piura, Peru.

300,000 children affected by floods in Peru

Plan International is asking for action to protect the 300,000 boys and girls who have been affected by flooding in Piura, Peru. Our emergency teams are currently providing food, water and hygiene kits to those affected.

Lucía y sus 3 hijos. La familia ha colocado sacos de arena para evitar que el agua siga ingresando a su dormitorio.

Mothers and their courage in the midst of flooding in Peru

Lucía is the mother of two girls and a boy. Her family has been affected by the rains and flooding in the region of Piura in Peru. Many mothers like her are facing material losses and lack of resources in the region, however they do not give up faith and search for ways to continue their dream that their sons and daughters can receive a good education. We share her story of struggle and hope in the midst of adversity.

Francisca y Dyron camino a la chacra.

Perú: 2 million children are not attending school after the floods

As a result of the climatic phenomenon facing the country, floods continue, and one of the most affected regions is Piura. About 270,000 people have been affected and 25,000 have lost their homes. Of the total number of victims and affected, it is estimated that more than 91,000 are children.As a result of the climatic phenomenon facing the country, floods continue, and one of the most affected regions is Piura. About 270,000 people have been affected and 25,000 have lost their homes. Of the total number of victims and affected, it is estimated that more than 91,000 are children.

PERU: CHILDREN PROTECTION IN EMERGENCY

Seventy-eight people have died and over 100,000 left homeless after torrential downpours along Peru's Pacific coast. Plan International is at the scene providing food, water and building materials and supporting children in the community.

Piura: authorities, leaders and students of 4 districts trained in disaster risk management

Participants improved their capacity to implement risk management plans in their communities in order to reduce the impact of natural disasters such as El Niño Phenomenon and have the ability to provide a timely response.

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Roselvi: a leadership testimony

In Peru’s rural areas, children and teenagers’ ideas are often undervalued by adults.

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Educating with a radio

In 2012, school authorities and Plan International worked together to design and implement the project “Educating with a radio”. 

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Katherine, a brave entrepreneur

Katherine is a charismatic young girl with a lot of drive and desires to move forward in life. She lives in a community in Piura (Peru) with her parents and four brothers.

Farmers in Cusco make developments on their own

In Cusco, a group of farmers discover that breeding Cuyes was a great business opportunity. Through the GSAN Project by Plan International, they learn new techniques which allowed them to breed better Cuyes.

Our results last year
  • 1,478
    education and community centres for young children have been constructed and equipped
  • 3,149
    leaders trained on disaster management
  • 10,000
    poor and extremely poor adolescents and young people completed vocational training

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Peru
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