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Winrock International

Legacy Project


Social and economic factors push many children in Africa and Southern Brazil out of classrooms and into tobacco fields and other forms of child labor. This robs children and entire communities of the chance to forge a better future. Building on the initial successes of the Achieving Reduction of Child Labor in Support of Education (ARISE) project, this follow-on program raises awareness about child labor and helps improve family livelihoods so that children can pursue their education. The program also works with government officials to strengthen and enforce laws preventing child labor.

Funder: Japan Tobacco International

Project Timeline: January 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021

Countries: Brazil, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia

Program Areas: Agriculture, Resilience and Water , Human Rights, Education and Empowerment , Child Labor Prevention and Education