Promote the Socioeconomic Integration of Vulnerable Children and Youth

Youth trained in construction. Photo by ILO Haiti


The project contributed towards better employability and job access for youths of the vulnerable neighbourhoods of Bel Air and Cité Soleil, Port-au-Prince. It provided youths with professional training including the development of entrepreneurship and citizenship values, basic education and job placement. 

Key results


  • Over 2,300 youths trained in professional skills or participated in extracurricular activities: 442 youths (34% female) trained in construction, cultural values, environment; 30 youths trained in business development; 360 youths participated in pre-employment, coaching and mentorship training; 1,300 youths coached in football; 300 youths participated in extracurricular activities ( dance, music capoeira).
  • 12 teachers trained in child-labour eradication and prevention systems; 4 manuals developed on masonry, carpentry, painting and cultural production and 2 manuals on sanitation and the environment.
  • 90 community leaders (44% female) and 30 police officers trained in detecting child-labour victims, in child-labour monitoring systems, and in methodologies to prevent and eradicate child labour.

Key features


Youth of vulnerable neighbourhoods


Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, Viva Rio (an NGO), International Labour Organization (ILO) Haiti




July 2015–September 2017

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