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.

Ghana Winrock International $4,000,000 12/07/2020 12/06/2024
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.

Mexico World Vision $5,000,000 12/15/2019 12/14/2023
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.

Mexico Verité $8,000,000 12/04/2019 12/03/2023
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.

Colombia PACT $5,000,000 12/01/2019 11/30/2023
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
Adwuma Pa

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.

Colombia PACT $2,500,000 12/15/2017 12/15/2021
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

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
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