|Title||Location||Grantee||Amount||Start Sort ascending||End|
|Improving Workers’ Occupational Safety and Health in Selected Supply Chains in Mexico – A Vision Zero Fund
Part of the broader Vision Zero Fund - which aims to promote worker safety and health in global supply chains – this project aims to improve the occupational safety and health of workers in selected supply chains with a focus on COVID-19, female workers, and workers in vulnerable conditions. This project also helps Mexico meet its labor obligations under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
|Mexico||International Labor Organization/Vision Zero Fund||$5,000,000||01/01/2021||12/31/2024|
|CACAO: Cooperatives Addressing Child Labor Accountability Outcomes
The CACAO project seeks to strengthen capacity, connections, and accountability across child labor enforcement and monitoring within cocoa cooperatives; build the capacity of cocoa cooperatives to provide support to vulnerable households and access to social protection; and pilot a farm to cooperative cocoa traceability system.
|Côte d'Ivoire||Save the Children||$4,000,000||12/10/2020||06/09/2025|
|MATE MASIE – Making Advances to Eliminate Child Labor in More Areas with Sustainable Integrated Efforts
The MATE MASIE project seeks to strengthen capacity, connections, and accountability across child labor enforcement and monitoring within cocoa cooperatives; build the capacity of cocoa cooperatives to provide support to vulnerable households and access to social protection; and pilot a farm-to-cooperative cocoa traceability system.
|Evidence to Action: Increasing the Impact of Research to Mobilize Efforts against Forced Labor
This project aims to promote increased use of forced labor research in policy and programmatic decision-making to help eliminate forced labor around the world. The project will achieve this by increasing knowledge through robust research on forced labor in the textile and garment sector and engaging decision makers and stakeholders to use this knowledge to take actions against forced labor.
|Argentina, Global, Mauritius||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$3,000,000||12/15/2019||12/14/2022|
|EQUAL - Equal Access to Quality Jobs for Women and Girls in Mexico
EQUAL seeks to increase job quality and safety, create opportunities for economic participation, and address gaps in social programs to reach remote and impoverished families in Mexico.
|Senderos: Sembrando Derechos, Cosechando Mejores Futuros
Senderos — works with government, the private sector, and civil society to improve adherence to international standards on child labor, forced labor, occupational safety and health, and other acceptable conditions of work in the sugarcane and tobacco sectors in Jalisco and Nayarit. The project is building government capacity to enforce labor laws in agricultural supply chains, improving private sector awareness and compliance with labor laws, and increasing farmworkers’ knowledge of labor rights and grievances mechanisms.
|Equal Access to Quality Jobs for Women and Girls in Agriculture (EQUAL) in Colombia
EQUAL/Colombia aims to reduce the risk of child labor, forced labor, and other violations of labor rights by empowering vulnerable women and girls working in the production of unrefined brown sugar (panela) and the cut flowers sector and promoting a better understanding of labor rights.
|Fair Fish: Fostering Accountability in Recruitment for Fishery Workers
The FAIR Fish project helps create a fair global playing field for workers and responsible U.S. businesses by engaging with the private sector to reduce forced labor and human trafficking in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in Thailand.
|Thailand||Plan International USA||$4,000,000||01/01/2019||12/31/2022|
The Adwuma Pa project works to reduce the risk of child and forced labor, and other exploitative labor practices, by improving the economic participation and empowerment of women and adolescent girls within cocoa-producing communities in Ghana.
|Ghana||Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE)||$5,000,000||11/16/2018||11/15/2022|
|Combatting Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Cobalt Industry (COTECCO)
The COTECCO project works to address child labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) cobalt supply chain, with a focus on artisanal and small-scale mining. It supports key stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to reduce child labor and improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale mines, as well as in the broader cobalt supply chain.
|Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DRC)||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$3,500,000||10/01/2018||09/15/2022|
|Pilares: Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Colombia
The Pilares project is supporting civil society organizations in Colombia to more effectively detect and combat child labor and unacceptable working conditions in artisanal and small-scale mines. Pilares forms networks of civil society organizations and empowers local communities to build grassroots movements. Collectively, these movements or networks are improving working conditions and reducing the risk that children will be used in this harmful work.
|Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in the Coffee Supply Chain in Honduras
This project helps businesses establish systems to prevent, detect and eliminate child labor and other forms of labor exploitation from their supply chains. It is assembling a powerful coalition of coffee buyers to collectively incentivize compliance among suppliers. In doing so, the project promotes supply chains that are free of exploitative labor and helps to create a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.
|Honduras||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$2,000,000||12/15/2017||03/31/2022|
Colombia Avanza is building the capacity of civil society to more effectively combat child labor and other labor abuses in Colombia’s coffee sector. By raising awareness and connecting survivors of labor exploitation to services in two of the largest coffee-producing areas of Colombia, the project helps promote supply chains that are free of exploitative labor and that contribute to a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.
|Colombia||Partners of the Americas||$2,300,000||12/08/2017||12/31/2021|
|Project to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Agriculture in the Dominican Republic
This project supports the Dominican government’s efforts to combat child labor and strengthen labor law enforcement while helping businesses prevent, detect, and eliminate labor abuses in the agriculture sector. Building off the commitment of the Ministry of Labor and of a growing number of businesses, the project helps promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.
|Dominican Republic||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$5,000,000||12/08/2017||12/31/2022|
|Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire
This project builds the capacity of the government and businesses to expand and better coordinate ongoing labor trafficking enforcement efforts in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. By putting the right tools in the hands of labor inspectors, business owners, workers, and service providers, the project will advance greater supply chain transparency and accountability to ensure that cocoa production is free of exploitative labor.
|Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana||Verité||$3,490,318||12/01/2017||12/07/2022|
|Cooperation On Fair, Free, Equitable Employment (COFFEE) Project
The United States is the leading importer of coffee, accounting for over 18 percent of total coffee imports in the world, with Brazil and Colombia as the top suppliers. But before that coffee reaches our cups, tens of millions of workers globally select, pick, and process the beans. Many of those workers are children – toiling in the fields rather than learning in school.
|Brazil, Colombia, Global, Mexico||Verité||$2,200,000||12/01/2017||06/30/2023|
|Supporting Sustainable and Child Labor Free Vanilla-Growing Communities in SAVA (SAVABE)
The SAVABE project will aim to reduce child labor in the production of vanilla in the Sava region of Madagascar. The project will assist the vanilla industry to eliminate child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla supply chain and will build the capacity of Madagascar’s law enforcement to enforce child labor laws.
|Madagascar||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$4,000,000||11/01/2016||08/31/2020|
|Promoting Worker Rights and Competitiveness in Export Industries
This project will provide assistance to export industries to boost competitiveness and productivity by building better systems for factory-level human resource management (HRM), improving compliance with international labor standards and strengthening worker-management dialogue. In the initial stages, the project will focus on the textile and RMG industries, with a view to expanding into the food processing sector (subject to further information and scoping).
|Egypt||International Labor Organization (ILO)||$10,000,000||10/01/2011||09/30/2015|