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When did you last check the origin of your chocolate?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD85fPzLUjo] We know this story & have seen it all too often across West Africa, please take the 10m58s to watch this clip of a series of 5. The Ivorian government is now acting on child trafficking, but the farmers are all scared they will be taken to prison for having the children. It’s a […]

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Ideas for vocational skills

We’ve already mentioned that the children will all leave with a vocational skill, or hopefully continue to further education so to be able to provide for themselves during their adults lives. Initially the children can try whichever one they would like, but in later years we hope that they will concentrate on one or two. […]

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Humanitarian goodwill, naivety or a sinister side?

The charity, Zoe’s Ark had its founder & partner jailed this week for attempting to take 103 ‘Darfur’ Sudanese children to waiting new parents in France who had paid to receive their new adopted child. But these children weren’t from Darfur but had families in Chad.  AlJazeera has an excellent report of both sides of […]

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Addressing Human Trafficking on the Continent of Africa

More thoughts on Trafficking in Africa

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A, B, C of farming for CREER

A is for avocados, we hope to have a tree or two on the land B is for bananas, which are native to Cote d’Ivoire & will be grown with the expert eye of one of our Ivorian board members.  They contain at least 10 percent of a recommended daily intake of carbohydrate in the form […]

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Bees & Honey

As part of our sustainability we have a number of ideas we would like to put in place. We’re looking at having bee hives; they’re cheap, local & every part of the bee’s process can be used and put to good use as an end product. We’ve been in touch with an organisation regarding some […]

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Our Builder, Frankie & the Drogba connection

Frankie is a force to be reckoned with … he gives as good as he gets! How he’ll get on in Cote d’Ivoire is anyone’s guess, but he’s already ‘au fait’ with Ivorian culture to an extent! He built a house near Marseille for the world famous footballer Didier Drogba, an Ivorian himself.  However, the […]

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Bucket list

As the Founder, I believe that I’m nowhere near kicking the bucket yet but on my bucket list I have to put a few ideals for CREER. 1.  CREER will have 30 children as a minimum 2.  That the centre will have small houses on the land for a few of the 17-18 year olds […]

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Children on the Move and the migration debate in development | Global Health Hub: news and blogosphere aggregator

Children on the Move and the migration debate in development | Global Health Hub: news and blogosphere aggregator.

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Children on the Move and the migration debate in development

Excellent piece on trafficking in Africa

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