Thousands of children gain access to school in Tete Province.
Mozambique, 2007 – 2009
Project: Reducing Exploitative Child Labour in Mozambique (RECLAIM)
Duration: November 2007 – November 2009
Implementing Partner: American Institute for Research (AIR)
Location: 18 communities in Tete province in the districts and towns of Chifunde, Chiuta, Moatize, Macananga and Tete
- 2,490 children went to school instead of working in the fields.
- 127 children got funding to go to school.
- 25,000 community members attended presentations to learn about child labour.
- Community Action Plans (CAPs) were drawn up to focus and mobilise communities’ response to the challenges they face.
- Small business owners received loans to purchase and re-sell capulanas, dry fish, beans, flowers, tomatoes, goats, chickens, and glassware.
- And much more. See below for even more positive results from this project.