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Happy New Year

It may be over two weeks late, but we would like to wish all our followers a happy, healthy & wealthy 2014! A lot has been happening at C.R.E.E.R’s base in France and in Cote d’Ivoire. The founder & Vice President’s daughter (also a member) are due to leave for Cote d’Ivoire under their own […]

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Fair Trade in France & FranceO TV programme

Last night, FranceO ‘Investigatiôns’ screened Miki Mistrati & Ange Aboa’s film «Le Goût amer du chocolat» (“Shady Chocolate” is the English name) Thankfully we were notified by Miki that it was due to screen and tried to put the word out amongst our followers in France far & wide to gain more interest! It’s coming up to […]

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A hole in my soulUn trou dans mon âme

Interesting piece from UTZ … the discovery of a trafficked child labouring as a brick maker in a villagePièce intéressante de UTZ … la découverte d’un enfant victime de traite travaillant en tant que fabricant de briques dans un village

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Street children: A conceptual approach

C.R.E.E.R.: brief # 1 By Sébastien Jadot – Policy Analyst, C.R.E.E.R Forewords It is always a privilege to be a part of a new project. It is even more rewarding when the project is teamed with partners from a variety of backgrounds that are all related in one way or another to Africa. All of […]

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Adieu Robin

It’s with a very heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to the talented film maker U. Roberto Romano who drew the world’s attention to child slavery in ‘The Dark Side of Chocolate’, ‘Shady Chocolate’ & ‘The Harvest’ amongst others. For C.R.E.E.R he was an advocate of human rights, unafraid to take on the […]

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What hope is there?

A great thanks is owed to Miki Mistrati & Ange Aboa for creating this new online documentary from Burkina Faso, released this morning. What hope is there for these children & families where the boys aged as young as 12 without any education feel the need to go & work on cocoa plantations to earn […]

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Halloween Chocolate

Trick or treating is upon us whether we like it or not! Have you already bought chocolate for Halloween? Did you read http://nexis.co.uk/pdf/Dark_Chocolate.pdf The ongoing trafficking of children in Cote d’Ivoire & across the rest of West Africa is an ongoing battle.  The children that are trafficked for cocoa are a percentage along with those […]

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The Dark Side of Chocolate

Children are never too young to learn the truth!

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Aminah on her way south!

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Aminah is on her way

Aminah is on her way south to us; at 3pm today was south of Orleans heading to us in deepest southern France.  www.overlandingwestafrica.com‘s shiny blue ‘truck’ with her new stickers for the 2013/2014 season .  Our boxes will once again be taken by Aminah ready for our centre in Cote d’Ivoire!  Overlanding West Africa are […]

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