Children and families finding more ways to prevent child labour.
Project: Promoting Sustainable Practices to Eradicate Child Labour in Tobacco (PROSPER)
Duration: July 2011 – December 2015
Implementing Partners: Winrock International; Tanzania Association of Women Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment (TAWLAE); Tabora Development Foundation Trust (TDFT)
Location: Urambo and Sikonge District, Tabora Region
With the support of Winrock International and in partnership with the ILO, PROSPER partnered to convene a conference resulting in a commitment to action to end child labour in agriculture.
Expected Results by end of 2015:
- 7,800 children will have been monitored to ensure they are not engaged or at risk of engaging in child labour. These include 4,600 children in after-school mentoring and enrichment activities.
- 1,600 youths above the minimum age of employment will have been trained in occupational safety and health.
- Financial support will have been provided to 1,800 families to pursue alternative forms of income that do not involve child labour.