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WDACL 2015 Slider

Sana Hussain, December 8, 2014 NO to child labour - YES to quality education! Read more.

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2014 ECLT Pledge Slider

2014 ECLT Pledge Slider

Matthew Winer, December 10, 2014 ECLT Foundation Board Members have signed a Pledge to align and reinforce members’ policies and practices in addressing child labor in tobacco growing. 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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Latest News

  • National Child Labour Sustainability Conference Proceedings and Outcomes

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  • The ECLT Foundation’s Project Representatives Participate in Education International’s African Regional Workshop on Child Labour in Agriculture on the Eve of WDACL15

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  • ECLT Foundation Launches its 2014 Annual Report

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  • Latest Blog Posts
  • 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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    Success Story: Social Microloans Help Ziyada Iliyasova Provide for Her Children

    Success Story: Social Microloans Help Ziyada Iliyasova Provide for Her Children

    Karima Jambulatova, July 15, 2015 Ziyada Iliyasova is a 40 year-old widow in Ayry-Tam village, Jalal-Abad oblast, Kyrgyzstan. Her husband suffered from tuberculosis for a long time and passed away in 2009. ...

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    Social partners from Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar address the Conference participants

    National Sustainability Conference Issues Shared Action Plan to Eliminate Child Labour in Tanzanian Agriculture

    Nicholas McCoy, June 10, 2015 This piece is written by Karima Jambulatova & Nicholas McCoy.  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - On May 12th-14th 2015, the Government of Tanzania, under the leadership ...

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    Children in CLEAR target area Mchinji attending school under a tree as there was no school (2013).

    World Day Against Child Labour 2015: ‘NO to Child Labour, YES to Quality Education!’

    Nicholas McCoy, June 6, 2015 This blog was prepared under the ECLT Foundation's under the Policy and Advocacy portfolio. 12 June marks World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL), a unique opportunity ...

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    Actors of Change: Inacio Jossitala, REACT Programme Manager, Save the Children Mozambique

    Actors of Change: Inacio Jossitala, REACT Programme Manager, Save the Children Mozambique

    Stephanie Garde, May 21, 2015 This is the seventh in a series of posts that aim to bring you the stories and faces of the leaders and managers in the field ...

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    The ECLT Foundation Takes Part in the First Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Social Development, Labour and Employment of the African Union Commission

    The ECLT Foundation Takes Part in the First Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Social Development, Labour and Employment of the African Union Commission

    Innocent Mugwagwa, May 9, 2015 This piece is written by Innocent Mugwagwa, co-authored with Archangel Bakolo, National Project Manager, Save the Children Malawi, CLEAR Project On 20-22 April 2015, I represented ...

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    ECLT Participates in Expert Meeting on Eradicating Contemporary Forms of Slavery from Supply Chains with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

    ECLT Participates in Expert Meeting on Eradicating Contemporary Forms of Slavery from Supply Chains with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Sonia Velazquez, May 7, 2015 Ms. Urmila Bhoola, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery convened a meeting of experts on Eradicating Contemporary Forms of Slavery from Supply ...

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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

    Matthew Winer, 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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