Describe the program's most important achievements and lessons learned:
Achievements • Prevented 250 girls from migrating to third-party houses for domestic work. • Contributed to the formal technical training of 50 adolescents. • Recovered cultural values of communities. • Trained parents and motivated them to develop productive options by providing them seed funding. • Sensitized population on child domestic work and its serious consequences. Lessons learned The program is currently being implemented but some lessons learned have arisen such as: • Importance of community organization. • Support of local institutions is essential to avoid rivalry and duplication of efforts. • Time management to develop the project’s objectives should be done with sufficient time in advance. • Importance of communicating with population in their native language, Mam.
Describe the challenges of the program:
Costs and expenses that are planned in the project execution should be carried out by foreseeing increases and variations in goods’ prices and inputs.
Specify if the program has any internal and external evaluations, if applicable, include key findings:
Evaluations are made by the cooperating agency; IPEC/ILO, at the mid and final stages, the mid stage one has been recently completed and there are no results available yet.