Population: 13.2 million
Population living below the poverty line: 65%
Literacy: 8% of over 15s are illiterate, with a predominance of females
Male deaths per 1000 live births: 26
Female deaths per 1000 live births: 21
People living with HIV/AIDS: 21,000
Annual deaths from HIV/AIDS: 1,700
ICT works in Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil. Through our Partner here, we support holistic, intensive work with 300 street-working and high-risk girls and boys aged 2 to 18 years, their brothers and sisters at risk of taking to street life and their families. See www.juconi.org.ec for further information on our Partner's work.