Jorge, our country director in Paraguay, shares learnings on how we can help more children grow happy and healthy By
- Swathi, 10, India
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We provide children with tools and training they need to access education, overcome barriers and be a voice for change. We’ve had an office in Paraguay since 1995.
Empowering youth to use their voices for positive change
In Paraguay, we work closely with government, communities, children and other partners to protect the youngest generation from violence, while promoting their right to stand up for what they believe in so they can be heard.
Did you know...
- Paraguay has a population of 6.96-million people
- 1.6-million live below the official poverty line of US$1.90/day
- Almost half, or more than half-a-million, informal rural workers find jobs in agriculture, which is vulnerable to weather-related challenges
- 68 percent (2010) of children are enrolled in secondary school