Meet Jessica – a sponsor child in Peru Play Video
Key Challenges for children in Peru
- Children and young people make up 40% of the population in Peru.
- More than half the population in rural areas are living in poverty.
- Many children die of preventable or treatable diseases – 11,000 each year don’t live to see their fifth birthday.
- Around 62% of people living in rural areas do not have adequate sanitation facilities.