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Peru

Improving the lives of over half a million people in Cusco, Piura and Lima
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Sponsored child from Peru.

A sponsor, a friend

Since Alexander became a sponsored child, one of the most important parts of his life has been the bond he has built with his sponsor.

Luis Evert: a story of perseverance and success

As part of Plan International Peru’s drive to ensure a healthy economic future for young people, we are creating learning opportunities to strengthen young people’s entrepreneurial skills. 

Perú-Graduation from extreme poverty

Plan International and IPA presented successful strategy for fighting poverty

A new study performed in six countries, among them Peru, showed that an intervention with an multi-dimensional approach addressed at the population in extreme poverty incremented their productive assets, their income and registered improvements in health indicators.

Peru-Youth Advisory Council

Teenagers from Tambogrande (Peru) get 17.700 US dollars for social project

We aim to establish mechanisms that permit the inclusion of the poorest people in the economy, building conditions that allow them to escape poverty and extreme poverty.

Peru-Roselvi

Roselvi: a leadership testimony

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

Peru-radio broadcasting

Educating with a radio

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

Peru-Katherine-a brave entrepreneur

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.

Ramin Shahzamani, Plan International Peru's director.

UN requests Peru to implement law against physical punishment

Sara Oviedo, in representation of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (a United Nations human rights treaty bodies), urged the government to implement the law for forbidding physical and/or humiliating punishments towards children. 

Our results to date
  • 12
    education and community centres for young children have been constructed and equipped
  • 150
    leaders trained on disaster management
  • 1,200
    poor and extremely poor adolescents and young people completed vocational training
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Peru
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