In the absence of other economic opportunities, families in Haiti may feel obliged to send their children to work as domestic servants (restavèks) in larger cities. Fondasyon Limyè Lavi (FLL) strengthens the capacity of community-based groups to meet economic challenges by assisting them to manage livestock and microcredit activities, advocate for children’s rights and protect the environment.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Reinforcing Communities’ Skills||Haiti||2018 – 2021||$319,445||$180,937||2,000 individuals||10,000 individuals||agriculture and food security
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
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