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Matthew Winer, February 6, 2014 In Mozambique, 4,500 children received quality services and will no longer be engaged in hazardous child labour by 2016.

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camille, February 27, 2013 In Tanzania, 1,530 mothers will be trained in business and entrepreneurship and awarded conditional business loans by the end of 2015.

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Uganda Slide

Uganda Slide

camille, February 27, 2013 In Uganda, the District Orphans and Vulnerable Children Committee is coordinating child labour interventions in Hoima District.

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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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Malawi National Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture: Learn about this national conference sponsored by the ECLT Foundation.
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  • New Website Brings More Visibility and More Robust Capabilities Toward Ending Child Labour in Tobacco Growing

    New Website Brings More Visibility and More Robust Capabilities Toward Ending Child Labour in Tobacco Growing

    Sonia Velazquez, April 23, 2014 At the start of 2013, the ECLT Foundation launched a three-year strategic plan to build on our decade of progress and to implement deliberate, multi-faceted ...

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    Promoting Children’s Potential, a Message from the ECLT Foundation President

    Promoting Children's Potential, a Message from the ECLT Foundation President

    Antonio Abrunhosa, April 5, 2014 Since 2002, efforts of ECLT Foundation have led to thousands of children being withdrawn from child labour, and to real opportunities for them to pursue ...

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    ECLT Foundation Releases 2013 Annual Report

    ECLT Foundation Releases 2013 Annual Report

    Sonia Velazquez, April 4, 2014 2013 will be a memorable year for the ECLT Foundation, as we explored new and diverse avenues to help achieve the 2015 targets set by ...

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    7 Keys to Withdrawing Children from Child Labour Responsibly

    7 Keys to Withdrawing Children from Child Labour Responsibly

    Innocent Mugwagwa, April 3, 2014 Anyone who has been involved in withdrawing children from child labour will be aware of the risk that such removal may worsen their situation and ...

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    Water Access Key to Eliminating Child Labour

    Water Access Key to Eliminating Child Labour

    Stephanie Garde, March 27, 2014 On March 22nd 2014, the world celebrated the 21st annual World Water Day to raise awareness of on the importance of access to safe water ...

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    Model Farm Schools Challenge Youth Unemployment in Tanzania

    Model Farm Schools Challenge Youth Unemployment in Tanzania

    Innocent Mugwagwa, March 12, 2014 In Tanzania, 75% of the rapidly growing population is comprised of small-scale farmers, and over 80% of child labourers ages 5-14 are engaged in agriculture. ...

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    Commitments from Malawi Conference Continue to Brighten Children’s Future

    Commitments from Malawi Conference Continue to Brighten Children’s Future

    Sonia Velazquez, March 5, 2014 On September 4, 2012, Her Excellency Joyce Banda issued a promise in front of the Malawi National Conference on Child Labour in Agriculture: “I will not ...

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    Bahati (at left) visiting the PROSPER site during the ECLT Foundation’s mid-term assessment

    Actors of Change: Bahati Nzunda, Winrock International, PROSPER Programme Project Director, Tanzania

    Daria Cibrario, February 14, 2014 This is the second in a series of posts that aim to bring you the stories and faces of the leaders in the field implementing ECLT ...

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    BioLite’s electricity-generating HomeStove

    New Biomass Stove Can Produce Electricity, Help End Child Labour

    Chris Burton, February 20, 2014 In Malawi, the use of mobile phones—for both social and business purposes—has increased dramatically. Small payments and funds transfers are even made by mobile phone, ...

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  • 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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