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18 publications
  • 15.01.2019

    Better Livelihoods for Rural Families

    By giving people in farming communities better ways to lend, loan and save their money, we encourage stability, empower women and help children stay in school. Village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) do just that.

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  • 14.12.2018

    Job Skills Training for a Better Future

    There are 14 million young people in Latin America are unemployed or working but living in poverty. Helping teens prepare to enter the work force and make a living is an important tool to help turn child labour into decent work for youth.

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  • 08.11.2018

    No More Long Walks to school for Teachers in Malawi

    Teachers now enjoy improved working conditions in Mankhamba, Malawi, with a new, secure staff room to store books and have meetings, made possible through ECLT's CLEAR II Project. This supports the village to recruit more teachers to the primary school, which serves over 350 children.

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  • 07.09.2018

    Model Farm Schools: Decent Work for Youth in Tanzania

    In a sector associated with toil, sweat, uncertainty, unsafe work and low returns, much of the younger generation (aged 15-17) would rather be unemployed than work in agriculture. To attract more young people, agriculture needs to clean up this image. The ECLT Foundation’s Model Farm Schools in Tanzania are an example of how this trend can be reversed and provide decent work opportunities for young people.

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  • 10.07.2018

    Big impact, small budget in Malawi

    A little goes a long way to improve children’s lives in rural communities where tobacco is grown. Working in collaboration with local implementing partners, YONECO, the ECLT Foundation was able to act quickly, providing funding and mobilising the community to renovate and finish 3 houses for teachers, as well as an office to safely store books and materials away from rain and the elements.

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  • 10.12.2017

    Promoting Human Rights in Rural Communities

    Seventy years after its adoption, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights remains the milestone document laying out the inalienable rights of every human being.

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