ILAB in Philippines



Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

Against Child Exploitation (ACE) Project

ACE seeks to strengthen governments and communities in Asia to address the worst forms of child labor, including the online sexual exploitation of children, and promote acceptable conditions of work through a unified and participatory approach, beginning with action in the Philippines.

$5,000,000 World Vision 09/30/2019 09/29/2023

BuildCA2P: Building Capacity, Awareness, Advocacy and Programs Project

The BuildCA2P Project works to build the capacity of Filipino civil society to more effectively detect and combat child labor and other labor abuses in the crop agricultural sector in Mindanao, Philippines. It leverages partnerships with academic and advocacy organizations to build a grassroots movement, empower vulnerable families, connect survivors to grievance mechanisms and services, and reduce the risk that children will be harmed by performing hazardous work in agriculture.

$2,600,000 ChildFund International 10/01/2018 09/30/2022


The SAFE Seas project will combat forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in Indonesia and the Philippines. By strengthening government enforcement capacity and deepening engagement among fishers, the private sector and civil society, SAFE Seas will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

$5,000,000 Plan International USA 12/01/2017 11/30/2021


The RICHES project aims to integrate 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 policy makers and service providers who work with women entrepreneurs, RICHES seeks to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or other harmful labor practices.

$1,634,000 The Grameen Foundation 12/01/2017 05/31/2021

Measurement, Awareness-Raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP 16) Project on Child Labor and Forced Labor

The United States supports the goal of bringing meaningful change to the lives of the 152 million child laborers and the 25 million adults and children in forced labor around the world by eradicating child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.

$22,400,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/09/2016 09/30/2022

CARING Gold Mining Project

$5,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/11/2015 03/10/2020

Closing the Child Labor and Forced Labor Evidence Gap: Impact Evaluations

Our impact evaluation projects use rigorous quantitative techniques to evaluate the impact of interventions on reducing child labor, forced labor and human trafficking—part of a broader ILAB effort to build rigorous evidence on what works to secure and protect the rights of children and adults. Such evaluations support our partner governments’ evidence-based policymaking efforts, and also help identify proven strategies to inform ILAB’s future investments in global programs to combat child labor and forced labor.

$1,050,000 Innovations for Poverty Action 07/24/2015 10/31/2018

Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers: SafeYouth@Work

$11,443,156 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/31/2014 12/31/2019

Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labor Inspectorate

$1,250,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/15/2014 08/31/2019

Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labor (CLEAR)

$7,950,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 11/30/2013 01/31/2019