LATIN AMERICA

Our supporters have a long history of helping kids in Latin America rise above poverty

27
Years of experience
4 K+
Children lifted from poverty
2
Countries of operation

For almost 25 years we were making progress against poverty. Then it started to get worse again because of inflation, COVID, and wars.

Those living in extreme poverty in the region rose to 86 million in 2021 due to COVID. Poverty  is especially high in rural areas and among indigenous peoples.

With your support, let's help as many children as possible reach their potential and live fulfilling lives, surrounded by God's love.

Did you know? Some info about Latin America

64%
 
of the 23 million young people living in rural areas of Latin America are affected by poverty.
29%
 
of all international migrants are young people aged 15-24 from the region. Rural poverty is one of the main drivers of youth migration.
77
 
out of 100 deaths among young men are caused by violence. Latin America ranks first in the world in terms of deaths from violence among young people.
Latin America

Serving where the need is great

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Mexico
More than 20 million children live in poverty with more than five million living in extreme poverty, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund. Only 62% of Mexican children reach high school and only 45% complete their high school careers. About 38% of men and 35% of women in Mexico are uneducated and unemployed. 
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Guatemala
Poverty affects the majority of Guatemalan citizens. Guatemala has the fourth highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world and the highest in Latin America, with Indigenous and rural populations disproportionately affected. Chronic childhood malnutrition (and stunting) affects 47% of all children under the age of five, 58% of indigenous children, and 66% of children in the lowest income quintile.

Volunteers feeding the hungry in Guatemala

Volunteer feeding program
Global Action in Latin America

Your support helps these partners change lives

The best way to help kids is through local organizations. That is why we work with local churches, orphanges, and ministries. They know the kids around them. They know how to help quickly.

Guatemala Promised Land Ministries

Promised Land Ministries and School

Promised Land Ministries is a Christian organization working around Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. The area has a 74% poverty rate. Your donations support impoverished children with nutrition, education, and medical care. A $50/month sponsorship provides a child with quality education, a nutritious breakfast each school day, and regular medical check-ups.

Support Guatemala

Mexico Programs

Accion Global de Mexico

This partner works in Tecate and San Quentin, Mexico to support children and youth. They use children’s crusades, sport’s programs, & educational opportunities. Clothing and food distribution is also an important outreach to the poor, in partnership with church leaders and school officials in various colonias of Baja California, Mexico.

Support Mexico

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