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 +


    in tobacco-growing communities were financially empowered

  • 33,000 +


    were sent to school and benefited from vocational training

  • 204,000+


    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
  • 13.06.2024

    World Day Against Child Labour: Commitment from our partners in Indonesia

    The Partnership for Action Against Child Labour in Agriculture (PAACLA) Indonesia and our implementing partner, JARAK, collaborated with various parties to organize the World Day Against Child Labour commemoration at the national and local levels on June 12, 2024.

    #Advocacy #National #PAACLA

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  • 01.05.2024

    Unifying multi-sectoral efforts against Child Labour in Zimbabwe

    Read the Outcome Document from the Child Labour Indaba, which highlights the background, the root causes of child labour, and the sectorial commitments from General Agriculture, Tobacco, Mining, Commercial, and Domestic work sectors.

    #Advocacy #Child Protection #Child Labour

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  • 12.03.2024

    Child Labour Indaba - A platform for inter-sectoral collaboration

    The Child Labour Indaba brought together National Employment Councils (NECs), civil society, trade unions, independent constitutional institutions, international organisations, with a specific focus on generating actionable solutions to combat child labour in different economic sectors in Zimbabwe.

    #Child Labour #Advocacy #Child Protection

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