Our Story

More than 25 years of action

Since 1994, AMWCY has federated 4,693 local associations of working children across 28 African countries representing 1,021,065 children and youth – giving them voice and catalyzing their power to take action.

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Since 1994, 28 countries.

1 million+ children.

Our impact


Children were protected from violence, abuse, exploitation and child marriage. 97,20% of members feel they are better able to protect themselves and protect others

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Members feel respected and listened to by their supervisors and by their families.


Members from 28 countries which trained 2,100 youth literacy trainers ( from within the movement ) to teach literacy to other members of the movement


Children were able to access better health information and services through prevention, hygiene and community mobilization activities