Latin America & the Caribbean

Smiling Guatemalan boy and teacher.

Perkins International has worked in Latin America and the Caribbean since the early 1990s. At the heart of these efforts in the region is a grassroots approach and deep devotion to empowering families, education professionals, communities and host governments to support and educate children with multiple disabilities so that these individuals may realize their full potential as fulfilled human beings and active participants in society.

Perkins’ success in Latin America and the Caribbean is anchored through its work in the following areas:

  • Expanding access to education
  • Ensuring quality education is delivered
  • Empowering parents
  • Building commitment among public and private-sector partners
  • Disseminating best practices
  • Promoting national and regional networks

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Regional Partners in Latin America & Caribbean

Antigua

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

  • Ministerio de Educación Pública - Departamento de Educación Especial

Dominican Republic

  • Centro Nacional de Recursos Educativos para la Discapacidad Visual Olga Estrella

Ecuador

El Salvador

  • Dueñas School for the Blind
  • Ministerio de Educación-Dirección de Educación Especial

Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

  • Escuela Especial #3 Don Luis Braille

Perú

St. Lucia

Uruguay

  • APPEDIVIDA
  • Ministerio de Educación Pública - Consejo de Educación Inicial y Primaria

Venezuela