Our impact

The ECLT Foundation works directly with communities in 6 countries.

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ECLT in numbers

Since 2011, ECLT has supported over 1,035,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.
  • 96,000 +

    families

    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 33,000 +

    children

    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 204,000+

    children

    were removed or kept away from child labour

  • 711,000+

    community members

    were reached through awareness-raising activities

About child labour

Child labour is work which puts children's health, safety, education and development at risk.

160 million

children are involved in child labour worldwide

79 million

children are doing work which is hazardous.

Over 70%

of child labour is in agriculture

262 million

children and youth are out of school

Latest news

Highlights of our work around the world
  • 22.09.2021

    Supporting farmers to build resilience

    Some of the root causes of child labour are direct consequences of natural disasters. Read our article about supporting farmers, families and children to rebuild for resiliency after natural disasters like the cyclones in Mozambique.

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  • 20.09.2021

    Business and Human Rights: a system for success

    Businesses play an important role in supporting and respecting human rights. Increasing understanding of supply chains, reporting requirements, and regulation mean that this more than just a “nice to have” or a box to check. How can different entities work together to the Business and Human Rights Ecosystem? This article highlights some important roles.

    #International #Business and Human Rights

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  • 07.09.2021

    COVID19: Priorities for rural education looking ahead

    Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had forced over 190 countries to close all their schools. More than a year and a half later more than 888 million children worldwide continue to face disruptions to their education due to full and partial school closures. The disruption in education continuity disproportionately affects learners in rural areas, where the access to technology is limited.

    #International #Projects

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