Bureau of International Labor Affairs: Seeking Project to Reduce the Exploitation of Children

Deadline: 18 August 2016

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to implement a project with the objective of reducing child labor in the vanilla-producing areas of the Sava region of Madagascar.

ILAB leads DOL’s efforts to ensure that workers around the world are treated fairly and are able to share in the benefits of the global economy. ILAB’s mission is to advance workers’ rights and livelihoods, particularly for the world’s most vulnerable workers.

ILAB’s Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor and Human Trafficking (OCFT) conducts and funds research, develops strategic partnerships, and funds an international technical cooperation program to eliminate the worst forms of child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.

Project Outcomes

  • Vanilla exporters have significantly reduced child labor in the production of vanilla at the farm and collection levels in Sava.
  • Law enforcement entities are effectively enforcing child labor laws and policies in the vanilla-producing areas of Sava, including imposing and collecting penalties and referring child labor victims to appropriate services.
  • Community members are monitoring for child labor and are referring victims of child labor to the appropriate authorities and services.
  • Beneficiary households are no longer using child labor to supplement household income.

Funding Information

  • An approximately $4,000,000 total cost is expected to be available to fund approximately one or more award(s).
  • The period of performance is a maximum of 4 years (48 months) from the effective date of the award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations, community-based organizations
  • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
  • Private Institutions of Higher Education
  • For-Profit Organizations
  • Non-US Entities, including public international organization(s) (PIO) (s), as described in 2 CFR 200.46.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit grants.gov.

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