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Project Akoma

An excellent video by Interpol about Project Akoma carried out around the Ivorian southern western town of San Pedro in June 2015; wonderful to see people we work with who were on the ground carrying out this work.  San Pedro is a two day journey from our centre so we weren’t able to assist in this […]

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Voila Notre Centre!

I am thrilled to be able to give you a good look at our new Abengourou CREER centre, with before and after photos so you can see just how much we have achieved thus far! The front yard and entrance:   The porch is now perfect for cool evenings: Look at what we did with […]

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STOP PRESS!!!

We have just been alerted that 200 trafficked chldren were found in transport in Bouake, Cote d’Ivoire heading for cocoa farms the night of 10th/11th July (the night before last) The majority are apparently from neighbouring Burkina Faso; there is also talk that they are part of a convoy of 750 trafficked people but this […]

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Easter chocolate; your choice!

The supermarket shelves are stacked high with easter eggs already, four weeks before Easter Sunday! Have you ever thought where many of these chocolate eggs originate from?

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Advocacy or Action?

It’s been mentioned before, there isn’t a centre in the sub-region of West Africa that solely caters for trafficked children.  Please search google; we cannot find much about what is happening to the trafficked children, but lots of advocacy about them.  Very little action. Due to ‘M’ the little girl who was found on the […]

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Green building materials?

It all got rather exciting today. We found a project for a floating school in Lagos in Nigeria http://ht.ly/hMEpg although this wouldn’t be ideal for land-based C.R.E.E.R it was the start of a trail. It led to an orphanage in South Africa that has been built from shipping containers; which then incited a call to the architects […]

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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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Child Trafficking – Ever thought about it?

Too many children are trafficked in the modern world.  Slavery was abolished before our time but yet it continues.  Children are trafficked around the world to be used as slaves in one form or other. Can you really let this continue? When did you last check the origin of your chocolate, clothes etc? Have you […]

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