With 79.9% of its poPULATION LIVING ON LESS THEN $2 PER DAY, Nicaragua is one of the poorest countries in Latin America.
According to the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education, 31.5% of all children are anemic and 46% of children suffer from chronic malnutrition.
SCF supports child health and education programs to help reduce the child mortality rate caused by lack of fresh water and poor sanitation. By reducing child malnutrition, educating families about safe hygiene practices, and managing clean water, SCF is ensuring better health for both children under five years of age and pregnant women. SCF supports programs which have reached over 5,000 families in rural and slum areas of Nicaragua.
PLEASE HELP SCF CONTINUE TO SAVE LIVES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.