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Hatun Jirka, Peru

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2013
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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2013.

Food and Agriculture

  • Assisted 176 families with training and supplies to start vegetable gardens and raise small livestock, helping them provide more nutritious food for their children.

Healthcare

  • Worked with 159 families, helping them effectively rearrange their homes to improve sanitation and help prevent diarrhea and respiratory illnesses in young children.
  • Trained 310 families on how to reduce disease through safe water consumption and regular handwashing practices.
  • Enabled 38 healthcare workers to strengthen their skills in communication and promote proper nutrition and hand-washing practices among families.
  • Helped 73 families learn the importance of age-appropriate nutritional practices for young children.

Education

  • Equipped 10 teachers to help children ages three to five improve their reading and writing skills.

Child Rights

  • Established 12 children's clubs, fostering leadership skills in 401 boys and girls.
  • Worked to strengthen two local child protection networks with increased knowledge on children's rights issues, helping more kids live in a safe environment.

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