Ecuador

When Pope Francis, the first pope from Latin America, visited Ecuador, he made a passionate public plea for the rich to help poor families in the country. Ongoing challenges for children in Ecuador include low literacy rates and the abuse and exploitation of children.

Partnering since

1979

people reached

53,514

programs

6

Level of Fragility

High Developing

Gender Equality Rank

73.9%
Progress

5,086people participated in activities aimed at supporting child protection and ending violence against children

Progress

7,699people participated in trainings, counseling or activities on preventing and responding to infectious diseases, such as COVID-19

Progress

2,385people benefited from the provision of in-kind food assistance

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Country Details

When Pope Francis, the first pope from Latin America, visited Ecuador, he made a passionate public plea for the rich to help poor families in the country. Ongoing challenges for children in Ecuador include low literacy rates and the abuse and exploitation of children.
World Vision Ecuador

Since 1979, World Vision Ecuador has been working for the comprehensive well-being of children.

Every day, approximately 57,200 girls, boys and adolescents in marginal rural and urban areas of the country are directly assisted through 15 area programs in 545 communities across 9 provinces of the country.

Our daily work focuses on identifying local needs and coordinating projects and processes to support the most vulnerable. Efforts and resources are planned by prioritizing the well-being of children and adolescents, and with the participation of main actors including: the central government, decentralized autonomous governments, community organizations and civil society.

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Results

Unless otherwise stated, data presented on this page reflects the most up-to-date results of World Vision Canada programs reported between October 2021 and September 2022, and any previous fiscal years available. Previously reported data may not match the current presentation as we continuously receive and refine data from our programs. If you have any questions, kindly reach out to us.