Becoming a learning organisation

Explore the lessons we’ve learned from our initiatives and the yearly updates on our work.

Yo Quiero, Yo Puedo, Mexico

The Yo Quiero, Yo Puedo (YQYP) initiative was funded by Fundacion C&A, Mexico and implemented by the Mexican Institute for Family and Population Research (Yo Quiero Yo Puedo - IMIFAP). It aimed to empower more than 2,500 employees (workers and mid-level supervisors) within Mexican apparel factories between 2014 and 2016.

C&A Foundation Networks and Alliances (NAP) Programme, Brazil

Phase Two of the Network and Alliances Programme (NAP) introduced by Instituto C&A Brazil supported eight networks for three years (2013-2015). The objective was to 'promote the cooperation, convergence and multiplication of efforts between organisations and people to help children and adolescents in Brazil, especially related to education.' The independent evaluation took place in the second half of 2016.

C&A Foundation Employee Volunteering Programme (EVP), Brazil

Since 1991, Instituto C&A and C&A Brazil have implemented the Employee Volunteering Programme (EVP). It engages around 2,500 C&A employees in almost 300 business units, in 120 cities, across 25 of the 26 Brazilian states.The independent evaluation assessed the last programme cycle (2013-2015) and took place between March and September 2016.

From Boycott to Boom? A Socio-Environmental Map of Myanmar’s Garment Industry in 2016

The C&A Foundation commissioned Impactt – a consultancy specialising in ethical trade, human rights, and labour standards – to look at the socio-environmental impact of the dramatic growth of Myanmar's garment industry.

Reduction of Child Labour

The objective the initiative Reduction of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Textile Supply Chains (ROWCL) was to protect girls and young women from bonded labour in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was implemented by Terre des hommes (Tdh) Germany, and Community Awareness Research Education Trust (Care-T), with funding from C&A Foundation.

Clean Cotton

Clean Cotton (Without Child Labour and Exploitation) [CCWCLE] was initiated in September 2011 in the Indian state of Gujarat, for a period of three years and covering 25 villages. CCWCLE was implemented by terre des hommes (Tdh), Germany, and two local partners – Anandi (Area Networking and Development Initiatives) and Ganatar – with funding from C&A Foundation. The external evaluation covered the period 2011-2015.