Global Fund for Children supports a network of organizations in Bangladesh that are dedicated to combating child exploitation and hazardous labor in their communities.

This project is supported by a three-year partnership with WE Trust.

The government estimates that of the roughly 3.4 million children working in Bangladesh, nearly 1.3 million are involved in some form of hazardous labor. Our partners are working to change this – and to improve the lives of thousands of children and youth.

With a special focus on the slum regions of Dhaka, these community-based organizations are providing young people in challenging contexts with new opportunities – like education, vocational training, mentoring, life-coaching, meals, and shelter – to break the cycle of hazardous labor and exploitation. They’re helping children leave and recover from dangerous situations, and they’re working to prevent those situations in the first place.

GFC provides its local partners with flexible funding and capacity development services, helping them to strengthen their internal systems and processes and ultimately become stronger agents for change.

Learn more about this project in the featured stories below.

Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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