When grouped together, these families make up a popular settlement, where more than half of the population does not have title to the land, nor regular access to at least one basic service.
Knowing that popular settlements are a reflection of inequality in Latin America, TECHO arises from the mobilization of youth who are convinced that this reality can be overcome through voluntary action.
3 out of 4 settlements (73.3%) do not have a connection to the sewage network.
1 out of 3 settlements (36.7%) does not have a formal electrical connection.
1 out of every 2 settlements (53.5%) does not have a connection to potable.
3 out of 4 settlements (75.4%) have irregular land tenure.
1 out of every 5 settlements (20.3%) has a high probability of being evicted.
(*) Results obtained from a database of 651 cases, through a stratified random sampling of 93 settlements for each country.
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