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Prevention and eradication of child labour.

Antioquia - Atlántico - Cauca - Cundinamarca
2007

  • DONOR
    Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos.
  • BENEFICIARIES
    vulnerable children 6 to 17 years old
  • PARTNERS
    Asociaciones de las Américas, DeyTech Systems, y CINDE (Instituto Colombiano de Desarrollo de la Educación)
  • DURATION
    3 years and 3 months.
Portada programa

Education, Protection

Mercy Corps is implementing this project in partnership with the associations of the Americas, DeyTech Systems, and CINDE (Colombian Institute of education development) in the four largest cities in Colombia. This project targets vulnerable children from 6 to 17 years already involved or at imminent risk of getting involved with various forms of child exploitation. It is aimed at children displaced inside and/or urban areas currently involved in industrial jobs, on illicit traffic in drugs, street work, commercial sexual exploitation, in domestic work, agriculture or forestry, or are sexually exploited. Through the services of against school day with an emphasis on personal growth, school level and development of sports and recreational activities. Attention psychosocial by means of strategy of "sports for the change".and them efforts to develop capabilities, the beneficiaries will have access to programs of education vocational and of training that them will prepare for a future best in the field economic, emotional and productive. Work of strengthening educational communities (teachers, principals) and the family of the child to prevent and reduce the risk of children.