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
  • 22.08.2022

    Good practices webinar - Session 1

    The ECLT Foundation and the Tobacco Industry & Marketing Board (TIMB) organised the ‘Good practices in working with and through third-party suppliers to address child labour in tobacco growing in Zimbabwe’ webinar, which took place on August 18 2022.

    #webinar #good practices

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  • 20.07.2022

    The SDGs: A common goal

    Day by day, the ECLT Foundation contributes to the creation of sector-wide platforms to accelerate SGD progress. Since 2000, the ECLT Foundation has reached over 1,086,000 children, farmers and families in the fight against child labour.

    #SDGs

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  • 12.06.2022

    What is Social Protection?

    For the #WorldDayAgainstChildLabour, Innocent Mugwagwa, Senior Programme Manager at the ECLT Foundation addressed this necessary conversation: Social protection is about creating systems where the defence of the rights of each person is the priority for all actors involved.

    #Child Protection #ECLT News

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