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Ecuador

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Ecuador
World Vision in Latin America: Ecuador

Sitting on the equator, Ecuador is on the northern Pacific coast of South America. The country also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres west of the mainland.

See the communities World Vision works with in Ecuador:

1. Maquipurashum
Li
 Go to Communtiy page
2. Unocant Go to Communtiy page 3. UOCIC Go to Communtiy page 4. Chillanes Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Pillaro Go to Communtiy page 6. Santa Ana Go to Communtiy page 7. Vinces Go to Communtiy page    
Ecuador National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Ecuador 23/1000 76 Years 94% $4,510 97% 84% 109,483 14,465,000


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Ecuador is one of the poorest countries in Latin America
  • Eight percent of workers in Ecuador are unemployed
  • About 60% of the population live in poverty
  • Schools operate on a very limited budgets, forcing parents to pay for many basic class supplies

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