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
  • 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.

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  • 03.07.2020

    Job skills training to promote decent work and fight child labour

    One of the ways to “Build Back Better” is to strengthen the resilience of rural communities in low-income countries. In this article we focus on the importance of building resilience of young workers in rural communities to tackle child labour and promote economic growth.

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  • 22.06.2020

    COVID-19: Updates from our project countries

    To build the resilience and prepare vulnerable rural communities to the threat posed by COVID-19, ECLT and its network of partners have developed context specific activities to complement on-going programmes to fight child labour.

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