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Mozambique

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Mozambique
World Vision in Africa: Mozambique

A former Portuguese colony for nearly four centuries, Mozambique is located on the southeastern coast of Africa. Lagoons, coral reefs, and islands run along the 2,500 kilometres of coastline, while a large, dry plateau dominates the rest of the landscape.

See the communities World Vision works with in Mozambique:

1. Imala Go to Communtiy page 2. Hluvuko Go to Communtiy page 3. A Hi Kulene Go to Communtiy page 4. Tchemulane Go to Communtiy page
Mozambique 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
Household
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
 
Mozambique 74/1000 52 Years 49% $290 91% 56% 799,380​
24,692,144​


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Mozambique was devastated by 16 years of civil war beginning in the late 1970s
  • Landmines, part of the legacy of the civil war, continue to maim and cause injury
  • About 80% of Mozambicans earn an income from agriculture and farming
  • Access to clean water continues to be an issue for many families in Mozambique

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