ILAB in El Salvador

El Salvador

Projects

Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

Increasing Collective Action to Address Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Other Unacceptable Conditions of Work in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

The project will work with civil society and workers' organizations in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen their capacity and bolster their collaboration with government agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders to protect labor rights and reduce child labor and forced labor. The project will focus on organizations that represent indigenous, Afro-descendant, and Garifuna populations, while promoting gender and racial equity.

$8,400,000 Pan American Development Foundation 12/31/2021 06/06/2026

Reducing Incidence of Child Labor and Harmful Conditions of Work in Economic Strengthening Initiatives (RICHES)

The Reducing Incidence of Child Labor and Harmful Conditions of Work in Economic Strengthening Initiatives (RICHES) project integrated the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives. By putting a new toolkit directly in the hands of policymakers and service providers who work with women entrepreneurs, RICHES helped to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or other harmful labor practices.

$401,400 Grameen Foundation 12/01/2017 02/28/2022

Leveraging Data to Build an Efficient Labor Market in Central America

All economies, whether in the United States or in Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras), need timely, accurate information to fuel efficiencies in their labor markets. These efficiencies, in turn, help ensure social stability and contribute to economic growth – both within countries and beyond. This project will seek to strengthen labor market information systems in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to create useful labor market intelligence -- helping workers to find jobs, employers to fill the skills gap and economies to grow.

$4,345,000 IMPAQ International, LLC. 10/01/2017 09/30/2022

Youth Pathways – Central America (YPCA): Promoting Youth Employment through Employer Partnerships in El Salvador and Honduras

YPCA works to improve livelihoods for at-risk youth to prevent their engagement in exploitative labor and the worst forms of child labor. The project provides at-risk youth with skills and education directly related to labor market needs in a safe learning environment; helps at-risk youth secure and retain employment; promotes youth employment through business partnerships; and strengthens government and community organizations’ ability to support relevant vocational training and employment opportunities for youth.

$17,278,000 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 07/29/2015 09/30/2021

Global Research on Child Labor Measurement and Policy Development (MAP 13)

$7,000,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 11/13/2013 11/14/2018

Eliminating Child Labour in El Salvador Through Economic Empowerment and Social Inclusion

Project Objective: Contribute to the elimination of child labor in El Salvador, in particular the worst forms.

$11,340,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 12/31/2010 03/31/2016

Ensuring Benefits in the Formal Sector in El Salvador: Compliance with the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security (ISSS) Laws

$940,000 Alexius International 09/29/2008 09/29/2013

Audits of Selected USDOL-Funded IPEC Projects-Round V

$250,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 09/29/2008 09/29/2011

Comply and Win Project (Cumple y Gana for Inspection)

$8,837,260 Foundation for Peace and Democracy (FUNPADEM) 09/29/2008 09/29/2012

Working Together: Labor Rights for All (Todos y Todas Trabajamos: Derechos Laborales Para Todos y Todas)

$8,325,000 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 09/29/2007 09/29/2013