Our impact

The ECLT Foundation works directly with communities in 6 countries.

ECLT in numbers

Since 2011, ECLT has supported over 920,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.
  • 90,000 +

    families

    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 32,000 +

    children

    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 195,000+

    children

    were removed or kept away from child labour

  • 625,000+

    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.

152 million

children are involved in child labour worldwide

73 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
  • 07.09.2020

    Five ways to fight child labour during a crisis like COVID-19

    Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the ECLT Foundation has adjusted its programmes to protect the children, families and farmers where we work. Here are 5 ways we can work together to continue to fight child labour during a crisis, like coronavirus, and bring long-lasting change for communities.

    #National #Projects #COVID

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  • 19.09.2020

    Closing the gaps in the fight against child labour in Uganda

    Grace Kunanuka is a small business owner from Katuuga Village in Uganda. After training from ECLT’s implementing partner, UWESO, Grace formed a VSLA group with 30 members. Read our latest article to find out more about Grace' story & our project in Uganda.

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  • 31.07.2020

    Rebuilding resilience with farmers in Mozambique

    Supporting farmers to improve their income can make all the difference in the fight against child labour. In this article we share how we can help farmers become more resilient to shocks and less likely to have to send their children into child labour at certain times of the year.

    #Projects #Advocacy

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