Global Goals 2015 Slider 1

Global Goals 2015 Slider 1

Nicholas McCoy, December 8, 2014 The ECLT Foundation joins delegates from around the world in attending the Sustainable Development summit in New York to witness the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Develop Agenda. Read more.

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2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

2015 ECLT Pledge Slider

Nicholas McCoy, December 10, 2014 December 10th, 2015 marked the first anniversary of the shared Pledge of Commitment and Minimum Requirements on combatting child labour, signed by ECLT Foundation members. Learn more.

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Malawi Slide

Malawi Slide

camille, February 27, 2013 We convened more than 350 stakeholders Malawi to effect positive changes related to child labour in agriculture.

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Kyrgyzstan Slide

Kyrgyzstan Slide

camille, February 27, 2013 Our summer camps have hosted 200 children to get them out of the fields in Kyrgyzstan.

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  • ECLT Foundation Joins 400 International Decision-makers at 2015 Global Child Forum

    ECLT Foundation Joins 400 International Decision-makers at 2015 Global Child Forum

    Sonia Velazquez, February 8, 2016 The 2015 Global Child Forum gathered 400 important and influential international decision-makers from business, government, civil society, and academia for dialogue and thought leadership and ...

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    4th Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    4th Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    Nicholas McCoy, December 23, 2015 On November 26-18, 2015, ECLT Foundation Executive Director Sonia Velazquez and Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer Nicholas McCoy joined some 2,000 representatives from governments, corporations, ...

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    Taking Stock in the Fight Against Child Labour in Agriculture in Malawi

    Taking Stock in the Fight Against Child Labour in Agriculture in Malawi

    Nicholas McCoy, December 23, 2015 National stakeholders take part in two days of roundtable discussions on child labour in Malawi Started in 2011, the ECLT Foundation-supported Child Labour Elimination Actions ...

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    REALISE Project Helps Address Root Causes of Child Labour in Uganda

    REALISE Project Helps Address Root Causes of Child Labour in Uganda

    Nicholas McCoy, December 22, 2015 When tobacco provides much-needed earnings for low-income families in tobacco-growing communities, what can be done to prevent child labour? With the REALISE Project in the ...

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    The ECLT Foundation is Witness to the Historic Adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

    The ECLT Foundation is Witness to the Historic Adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

    Sonia Velazquez, October 2, 2015 A new world development agenda and a global commitment to 17 sustainable development goals with a 15-year timeframe was signed at the United Nations this ...

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    New Era for the Global Development Community: 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

    New Era for the Global Development Community: 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

    Karima Jambulatova, October 2, 2015 The month of September has seen the world come together to take the final step in starting a new era in global development. Over the ...

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    CLEAR Success Story: Gule Wamkulu (Special Group)

    CLEAR Success Story: Gule Wamkulu (Special Group)

    Karima Jambulatova, August 19, 2015 This blog was written with contribution from Khozapi Mtonga, CLEAR’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.   Good and evil dead spirits are widespread beliefs in Malawi, and in particular, ...

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    Figure 1: Monica and her family members pose for a photograph in front of their house built using profits with a loan from PROSPER

    PROSPER Success Story: A New Home and New Life

    Karima Jambulatova, August 19, 2015 Monica Patrick is married with three children, and lives in Makazi Village in the Sikonge District of Tanzania. After having been identified by the Promoting Sustainable ...

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    The ECLT Foundation Joins the UN Global Compact

    The ECLT Foundation Joins the UN Global Compact

    Sonia Velazquez, July 15, 2015 It was with great pleasure that the ECLT Foundation was able to announce in June that it has been accepted to the UN Global Compact, ...

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  • Understanding Child Labour
  • ECLT Foundation Programmes
  • Zambia

    Zambia

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Zambia, according to a 2009 report, almost 1.3 million 5-14 year-olds were engaged in child labour—that’s 41% of all the children in this age range. Our projects raised awareness, ...

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    Guatemala

    Guatemala

    Nicholas McCoy, April 18, 2014 According to a 2011 National Survey of Guatemala’s Living Conditions, over 600,000 children ages 7 to 17 are engaged in child labour. Two out of three of them are in ...

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    Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan

    camille, July 23, 2013 In Kyrgyzstan, one out of five children are involved in child labour. Our projects help families address this with micro-credits, vocational training, awareness, and community action. Read about 14-year-old Batma ...

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    Mozambique

    Mozambique

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Mozambique, one in five children ages 5 to 11 are engaged in child labour. Some of these children work long hours despite anti-child labour laws. Our projects are finding ...

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    Tanzania

    Tanzania

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Tanzania, 70.4% of children ages 5 to17 are engaged in economic activities—some working in remote rural areas in hazardous conditions. Our projects employ several awareness-raising strategies; including helping community ...

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    Malawi

    Malawi

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Malawi, over 1.4 million children are economically active—and 95% of them work in the agriculture sector‎. Our projects are tackling child labour on multiple fronts—including renovating schools and providing ...

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    Philippines

    Philippines

    camille, July 24, 2013 Tobacco is grown in many areas of the Philippines. Our project set out to raise awareness on child labour—through the media, giving communities recording equipment, and local meetings. Communities began ...

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    Uganda

    Uganda

    camille, July 24, 2013 In Uganda, 2 million children in child labour were engaged in hazardous work—25% of the children in child labour. To make a brighter future, one of our projects provided a ...

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