Due to the massive COVID-19 surge in India and a health care system nearing collapse, please be aware that our India agencies are pausing many services to protect staff, family and children. Our teams will focus on tele-health and connecting with families during this difficult time.
We are giving children in Colombia a chance to conquer the poverty and lack of opportunity that leads to problems like unemployment and crime. Inadequate public health services and a poor education system aren’t preparing children for life past secondary school, but we are. Learn more
Look closely at this tourist paradise and you’ll see Dominicans who face poor living conditions and unemployment. We are working to overcome an education system ranked among the worst in the world and social problems like crime and drug trafficking. Learn more
Generational poverty has resulted in approximately 70% of children in Ecuador living in poor conditions with little chance of a good education or finding a decent job. Our goal is to give children born into poverty the skills, resources or knowledge they need to succeed. Learn more
Guatemala is the “land of the eternal spring” with its temperate weather, but poverty persists in both rural and urban areas. We’re working to help children access basic services such as health care, schools, and job opportunities while providing safe spaces from gangs and violence. Learn more
Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the world with one of the highest crime rates. Nearly 60% of the population lives below the poverty line. Schooling is poor and the dropout rate is high, so we’re working to provide children with better educational and job opportunities. Learn more
We’re working to make a difference in India, where impoverished communities suffer from a lack of education, pervasive gender bias and some of the most extreme poverty in the world. Poor hygienic conditions make life miserable for those who live in informal settlements and rural areas. Learn more
Nearly 40% of people in the state of Jalisco live in poverty. The urban setting is both a blessing and a curse: While they have electricity, toilets and access to public transportation, the saturated job market makes it difficult for uneducated adults to find stable employment. Learn more
The Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 tropical islands, but unemployment and underemployment leave many families struggling to meet basic needs. We’re working to increase health, education and job opportunities for children in both urban and rural areas. Learn more
It’s estimated that more than 60% of the Zambian population lives below the poverty line. We work closely with children and families to provide access to comprehensive health and dental care, as well as better educational opportunities. Learn more
Arkansas has the second-highest child-poverty rate in the country. Together with 30+ partner organizations, Children International and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are working to help children through school and community-based programs. Learn more
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