Skip to page content
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Bookmark and Share

Project Status — Americas

Country

Grantee

Project Focus

Amount

Fiscal Year Funded

Performance Period

Bolivia

CARE

Education Initiative:  Education Component of Timebound Program

$1,500,000

2001 (completed)

09/02-09/06

Bolivia

Desarollo y Autogestion

Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$3,344,000

2007 (completed)

09/07-12/10

Bolivia

Desarollo y Autogestion

Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$6,000,000

2010

12/2010-12/2014

Brazil

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Shoe industry

$230,000

1995 (completed)

09/95-03/97

Brazil

ILO-IPEC

SIMPOC:  National Survey

$1,600,000

1999 (completed)

09/99-08/04

Brazil

Partners of the Americas

Education Initiative:  Family agriculture, CSEC, domestic service

$5,000,000

2002 (completed)

08/03-08/07

Brazil

ILO

Combating Forced Labor in Brazil

$1,728,000

2002 (completed)

04/02-12/07

Brazil (*)

ILO-IPEC

Timebound:  Support for the Timebound Program on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$4,611,003

2003 (completed)

9/03-12/06

Brazil (*)

ILO-IPEC

Timebound Addendum: Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$1,999,980

2005 (completed

09/05-06/10

Brazil

CRS

Labor law compliance

$1,500,000

2004 (completed)

09/04-04/08

Brazil

ILO-IPEC

Supporting the Achievement of a Child Labor-Free State in Bahia, Brazil

$4,900,000

2008 (completed)

09/08-01/2013

Central America: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua

ILO-IPEC

Other:  Regional database

$330,000

1998 (completed)

04/98-04/00

Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

ILO-IPEC

SIMPOC:  National survey

$2,210,000

1999 (completed)

10/99-08/04

Central America: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Coffee production

$6,110,000

1999 (completed)

11/99-06/04 (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua), 11/99-09/04 (DR and Honduras), 

Central America: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, (Additional Phase 2 countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama)

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program (Phases 1 - 2):  Commercial agriculture, Regional Coordination

$3,839,807

2000 (completed), 2003

10/03-06/06

Central America: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Commercial sexual exploitation

$3,795,285

2002 (completed)

06/02-04/06

Central America: Belize, Panama and Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Addendum: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Central American and the Dominican Republic

$4,966,817

2005 (completed)

09/05-04/09

Central America:  Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

CARE

Education Initiative:  Regional capacity building

$5,730,000

2004 (completed)

08/04-03/09

Colombia

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Small-scale Mining

$800,000

2001 (completed)

09/01-12/04

Colombia

World Vision

Combating Exploitative Child Labor through Education in Colombia

$3,500,000

2004 (completed)

09/04-12/08

Colombia

Partners of the Americas

Time-Bound Program to Eliminate the WFCL

$5,099,463

2007 (completed)

09/07-02/2011

Costa Rica

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Commercial sexual exploitation

$160,000

1998 (completed)

05/98-05/00

Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Commercial agriculture

$160,000

1998 (completed)

98-00

Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Tomato Production

$870,000

2000 (completed)

8/00-06/05

Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Timebound Preparatory :  Research and stakeholder mobilization

$1,300,000

2001 (completed)

9/01-07/05

Dominican Republic

DevTech Systems, Inc.

Education Initiative:  Informal urban work, commercial sexual exploitation and hazardous commercial agriculture

$3,004,270

2002 (completed)

08/03-08/07

Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Timebound :  Commercial agriculture, Commercial sexual exploitation, Trafficking, Urban informal work

$4,400,000

2002, 2004 (completed)

9/02-07/06

Dominican Republic

ILO-IPEC

Timebound Program of Support, Phase II

$2,625,900

2006 (completed)

09/06-03/10

Dominican Republic

DevTech Systems, Inc.

Education/Youth Employment Public Private Partnerships

$4,000,000

2007 (completed)

09/07-02/2011

Ecuador (*)

ILO-IPEC

Timebound:  Supporting the Timebound Program for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor in Ecuador

$2,013,146

2003 (completed)

08/03-06/08

Ecuador (*)

ILO-IPEC

Timebound Addendum: Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$1,999,796

2005 (completed

09/05-06/10

Ecuador

Catholic Relief Services

Education Initiative:  Cut-flower, banana industries

$3,000,000

2004 (completed)

09/04-09/08

Ecuador

World Learning

Education Initiative

$4,245,000

2005/07 & 2009 (completed)

09/05-04/2010

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Shellfish collection

$150,000

1998 (completed)

05/98-05/00

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Fireworks industry

$1,000,000

1999 (completed)

04/00-08/04

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Education Initiative:  Education Component of Timebound Program

$4,000,000

2001 (completed)

02/02-06/07

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Timebound:  Commercial sexual exploitation, Fishing industry, Garbage dump scavenging, Sugar cane plantation farming

$4,034,351

2001 (completed)

09/01-09/06

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Timebound Program of Support, Phase II

$3,240,000

2006 (completed)

09/06-09/10

El Salvador

ILO-IPEC

Eliminating child labor in El Salvador through economic empowerment and social inclusion project

$14,000,000

2010 & 2011

12/2010-11/2014

Guatemala

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program (Phases 1-2):  Stone and gravel quarrying

$680,000

1998 (completed), 2001

98-00 (Phase 1), 09/01-09/05 (Phase 2)

Guatemala

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program (Phases 1-2):  Fireworks industry 

$1,540,000

1999 (completed), 2003 (completed)

06/99-06/04 (Phase 1), 10/03-09/05 (Phase 2)

Guatemala

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program: Broccoli industry

$870,000

2000 (completed)

10/00-12/04

Guatemala

Catholic Relief Services

Education Initiative: Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$4,199,601

2009

09/2009-10/2013

Guyana

Partners of the Americas

Education Initiative

$2,000,000

2005 (completed

09/05-03/09

Haiti

ILO-IPEC

Country Program:  Domestic workers

$1,220,000

1998 (completed)

1/99-06/03

Honduras

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Melon industry

$790,000

2000 (completed)

10/00-09/05

Jamaica

ILO-IPEC

Country Program/SIMPOC:  Commercial sexual exploitation, Fishing industry, Informal sector work, National Survey, Tourism

$560,000

2001 (completed)

09/01-06/04

Mexico (*)

ILO-IPEC

Country Program:  Commercial sexual exploitation

$1,800,000

2002 (completed)

09/02-12/05

Mexico (*)

ILO-IPEC

Addendum: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Mexico

$960,106

2005 (completed

09/02-06/10

Mexico

ILO-IPEC

Contribution to the prevention and elimination of the worst forms of child labor

$4,750,000

2009

09/2009-2/2014

Nicaragua

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Commercial sexual exploitation

$150,000

1998 (completed)

05/98-05/00

Nicaragua

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Grain production, Farming/stockbreeding

$680,000

1999 (completed)

04/00-9/04

Nicaragua

American Institutes for Research

Education Initiative: Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$5,000,000

2008 (completed)

09/08-11/2011

Nicaragua

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Garbage dumps

$1,130,000

2000 (completed)

10/00-09/05

Panama

ILO-IPEC

Country Program:  Commercial agriculture, urban informal sectors

$1,000,000

2002 (completed)

09/02-04/06

Panama

Creative Associates International

Education Initiative:  Commercial and subsistence agriculture

$3,000,000

2003 (completed)

08/04-08/08

Panama

ILO-IPEC

Country Program, Phase II

$1,461,877

2006 (completed)

09/06-07/10

Peru

World Learning

Education Initiative:  Education in small-scale mining communities

$1,500,000

2001 (completed)

09/02-09/06

Peru

International Youth Foundation

Education Initiative

$5,090,000

2006 (completed)

09/06-09/10

Peru 

Desarollo y Autogestion

Combating Exploitative Child Labor

$13,000,000

2011

12/2011-12/2015

Regional Americas: Ecuador and Panama

Partners of the Americas

Project to combat child labor among vulnerable populations by providing direction education and livelihood services

$6,500,000

2012

12/2012 - 12/2016

Regional Americas: Ecuador and Panama

ILO-IPEC

Project to strengthen policy and enforcement to combat child labor among vulnerable populations in Ecuador and Panama

$3,500,000

2012

12/2012 - 12/2016

South America: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program (Phases 1–2):  Small-scale mining

$4,480,000

1999 (completed), 2002

05/00-09/03, 09/02-03/05

South America: Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Domestic service

$4,670,000

2000 (completed)

01/01-05/05

South America: Brazil, Paraguay

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program (Phases 1-2):  Commercial sexual exploitation 

$2,500,000

2000 (completed), 2004

01/01-10/05

South America: Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru

ILO-IPEC

Sector Program:  Child domestic work, Commercial sexual exploitation

$5,500,000

2004 (completed)

9/04-12/07

South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Paraguay)

ILO-IPEC

Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labor

$6,750,000

2009

09/2009-9/2013

South America: Brazil and Peru

International Labor Organization

Consolidating and disseminating efforts to combat forced labor in Brazil and Peru

$5,365,865.25

2012

12/2012-12/2016

Total Funding =

$213,644,267

Total Projects =

65