Ecuador is located along the volatile Pacific Ring of Fire, making it susceptible to a range of natural disasters, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, and landslides. The country's geographical diversity and vulnerability necessitate ongoing efforts in disaster preparedness, early warning systems, and effective response strategies.
Access to Education
Ecuador grapples with the need to ensure access to quality education and safeguard the well-being of its children, especially in marginalized areas. Challenges include reducing dropout rates, enhancing educational infrastructure, and tackling child labor, exploitation, and abuse.
Access to Healthcare
Ensuring equitable access to healthcare services remains a significant humanitarian concern in Ecuador. Disparities in healthcare access, particularly in rural and marginalized communities, have been an enduring issue. The country faces challenges related to healthcare infrastructure, workforce distribution, and healthcare financing.
Ecuador has experienced a significant influx of refugees and migrants from neighboring countries due to regional instability and economic challenges. These displaced populations often face difficulties accessing basic necessities, including shelter, food, healthcare, and legal support.
Our Recent Efforts in the Country
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Look Closer at Our Efforts in Ecuador
Our Ecuadorian Partners Say
"In these painful and complex times for all humanity, the action of the young people of SCDW constitutes a horizon of hope that deepens solidarity between peoples and generates concrete alternatives for children and adolescents who belong to vulnerable sectors."
Patricio Raza Dávila, Executive Director