AMERICA/PERU - Over one million children do not go to school and work instead

Wednesday, 21 June 2017


Cusco (Agenzia Fides) - "More education, less child labor" is the name of the campaign recently launched by Fundación Telefónica in the Peruvian city of Cusco to make the population aware of the importance of studying full-time for children and their future . The organizations volunteers have distributed information material on this phenomenon affecting over 1 million and 619,000 Peruvian children between 5 to 17 years of age. The campaign was carried out in various regions of the Country through educational projects, art, digital culture and volunteering. (AP) (Agenzia Fides, 21/6/2017)