Submit Proposals Combating the Worst forms of Child Labour (WFCL) and related Trafficking and Unsafe Migration of Children in Tanzania

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Deadline: 16 November 2015

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs or CSOs) with the required framework to submit full proposals on- Combating the Worst forms of Child Labour (WFCL) and related Trafficking and Unsafe Migration of Children in Tanzania.

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Priority Areas

4 Child Exploitation areas have been identified as programming priorities:

  1. Children in Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL): with a particular emphasis on child domestic workers and those children working in or around areas of mineral or oil extraction.
  2. Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): TdH-NL promotes national and local level strategies to promote actions against CSEC at the policy and community level.
  3. Child Marriage/SRHR: TdH-NL detects, prevents and responds to child marriage and provides support to victims of child marriage, teenage pregnancy and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
  4. Child Trafficking: TdH-NL will work towards the elimination of child trafficking linked to recruitment and employment areas for child domestic workers.

Expected outcomes

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This RFP specifically aims to address the following outcomes:

  • Children at risk of trafficking and unsafe migration and children who are victims of child domestic work and related trafficking and unsafe migration claim their rights
  • Families and communities protect children from child domestic work and related trafficking and unsafe migration
  • Government protects children from child domestic work and related trafficking and unsafe migration by making and adequately implementing laws and policies
  • Law enforcement agencies convict child traffickers and abusers of child domestic workers
  • Civil society organisations protect the rights and best interest of children (specifically child domestic workers, vulnerable to trafficking and unsafe migration)
  • Private sector contributes to the wellbeing of child domestic workers and children vulnerable to or victims of trafficking and unsafe migration for child domestic labour.

Types of activities

  • Identify interventions that allow for the proactive and safe withdrawal of children from child domestic labour and from trafficking situations, activities could include legal assistance, appropriate health & counselling services, and access to education, vocational training, or other social reintegration measures for victims of trafficking, exploitation and abuse.
  • Conduct awareness-raising and outreach on the hazards of child labour and risk of trafficking in all schools, churches, community events in high risk areas in conjunction with other relevant ministries,. Ensure campaign also has effective component targeting out of school children.
  • Consider implementing programmes that enhance household incomes e.g. savings and credit systems, alternative incomes and access to business education.
  • Encourage dialogue between employers, child domestic workers, social welfare and education authorities. Develop a code of conduct or policy for employers on decent work and labour relations of child domestic workers above 14 years.
  • Train labour officials, social welfare officers, community development officers, and other relevant government child protection officials on child labour. Clarify the responsibilities of all divisions and departments who have an obligation to act on child labour/trafficking.
  • Advocate for budget allocations towards the implementation of the National Action Plan for the Elimination of Child Labour and the Anti Trafficking in Persons NAP

Geographical focus

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The following areas in Tanzania are eligible for funding: Mwanza, relevant source areas of child domestic labourers in the Lake Zone.

Duration and budget

  • The initial planned duration of a project should be 33 months, starting on 1 April 2016.
  • Contracts will be entered into on yearly basis; the first one to cover 9 months (1 April – 31 December 2016).
  • Depending on the project design, the budget ranges from EUR 350,000 to EUR 600,000 for the full duration of 33 months. The budget for the first 9 months should not exceed EUR 150,000 for 2016.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Applicant as well as (if applicable) co-applicants need to be fully registered in the country of implementation
  • Applicant as well as (if applicable) co-applicants need to demonstrate a successful track record in addressing child labour and child trafficking and unsafe migration of children
  • The proposal needs to show a coherent programmatic approach
  • The proposed project needs to be based on the Theory of Change with related outcomes
  • The budget should be presented as per the required format
  • This call is open to organisations to apply independently as well as in a consortium / in partnership (i.e. more than one applicant). If an application is made as a consortium, the applicant should as the consortium lead clearly state how the project will be managed and should indicate a clear role for each partner. The appointment of a consortium coordinator position is recommended, to be included in the management costs.

How to Apply

Send your proposal via email with subject heading: Fighting WFCL and CT Project Proposal [+ name of (lead) applicant]. Include all required attachments / annexes on the website.

For more information and to apply, please visit the official website of Terre des Hommes.

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