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Education and Safe Work Opportunities in Ghana’s Cocoa Growing Communities

Project Title: Ghana MOCA-Youth Project

Pressured by global demand for cocoa and persistent poverty, many cocoa farmers in Ghana rely on child labor. With limited opportunities for education and livelihoods in rural cocoa communities, youth between 15 and 17 years are particularly at risk of engaging in hazardous child labor. This program works with cocoa communities to raise awareness about the dangers of child labor and offers youth promising alternatives, including skills training, job placement in age-appropriate work and educational opportunities.

Funder: USDOL
Project Start: 11/06/2015
Project End: 11/05/2019
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