October 8, 2013

USA: Emily Grant Applications Being Accepted for Fall 2013 – IIECL

If you are a young person, teacher, school, youth or community group or NGO working with children and/or youth and need a small amount of funds to support a project idea to help end child labor, we want to hear your ideas. In collaboration with the Emily Sandall Foundation, the International Initiative to End Child Labor (IIECL) will be awarding ten Emily grants in the fall of 2013. Applications are due by midnight November 3, 2013. Proposed projects should address the following: Read more…

October 1, 2013

USA: List of IIECL and Emily Sandall Foundation’s Emily Grant Awards 2004 – 2013 – IIECL

2013 marks International Initiative to End Child Labor’s 15th anniversary as an organization working to end child labor. Since 2004, IIECL and the Emily Sandall Foundation (beginning in 2007) has been supporting the award of mini-grants to individuals, groups and organizations to promote a variety of actions toward ending child labor. As of the spring of 2013, a total of 89 grants have been awarded to support initiatives to end child labor in 30 countries worldwide. By the close of 2013, we expect the number of Emily grants to exceed 100.

We are thankful for the partnership with the 89 individuals, groups and organizations with whom we have worked in the past. We are very pleased with the outcomes of many of the grantees work. Through the Emily grants, thousands of children’s lives have been improved, bringing an end to child labor and a new beginning down a pathway of opportunity for the future. (For past Emily grant applicants and grantees awarded an Emily grant(s), we ask you to please note the paragraphs at the end of this announcement. Read more…

Norway: Norwegian pension fund withdraws investment in Indian seed company due to child labor – Indianet.nl USA: Emily Grant Applications Being Accepted for Fall 2013 – IIECL USA: List of IIECL and Emily Sandall Foundation’s Emily Grant Awards 2004 – 2013 – IIECL USA: Emily Sandall Foundation Pledges 10 New Emily Grants for Fall 2013 – IIECL USA: Latest Findings on Country Performance with Ending Child Labor Published – IIECL