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 +


    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 32,000 +


    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 195,000+


    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
  • 26.10.2020

    Goods Produced by Child Labour: 2020 Findings by the US Department of Labor

    The US Department of Labor recently published a 2020 List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor. This document assesses progress by country and highlights the success of collaboration and context specific programmes to provide effective and sustainable solutions in the fight against child labour. We’re sharing some of the highlights and key facts from this year’s report

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  • 19.10.2020

    Fighting child labour by improving food security

    The WFP estimate that 690 million people are suffering from hunger worldwide -- almost 9% of the world’s entire population. As the global pandemic disrupt lives and economies, millions more are at risk of being pushed into hunger.

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  • 01.10.2020

    Coping with COVID Closures: rural communities must not be left behind

    As challenges caused by COVID-19 continue with no clear end, major news sources and international organisations raise global awareness on the realities faced by children and families. Collaborative action is needed to ensure that rural communities are supported sustainably.

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