In this episode, we learn that children should not engage in dangerous child labour and even if they perform light tasks for the household, these shouldn’t be done at the expense of going to school. Kweku, a boy of 12,
The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) is the leading organization promoting child protection in cocoa-growing communities. ICI works with the cocoa industry, civil society and national governments in cocoa-producing countries to ensure a better future for children and contribute to the elimination of child labor. Operating in Ivory Coast and Ghana since 2007, ICI has worked in more than 1,000 cocoa-growing communities, where it has supported more than 3,000 community development actions to benefit more than 1 million people. As a result of ICI's assistance, more than 50,000 of these children ICI's vision is of thriving cocoa-growing communities where children's rights are respected.
Quel est l’impact du SSRTE dans les coopératives et les communautés des zones d’intervention de @ici_children1st en #civ. En charge de la coopérative CANN à Tiassalé, M. Martial Zadi Tada apporte son témoignage.
La présidente des femmes de Dohoun Konankro(Sud-ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire), madame Kouadio Ahou Agnès explique l'implication remarquable des femmes de la communauté dans la scolarisation de leurs enfants avec l'aide de la Fondation ICI.
Contrainte par ses parents de passer ses vacances au village, Aïssa, l'héroïne de la Bande dessinée "Aïssa, l'arbre à chocolat" de Marguerite Abouet, finira par s'y résoudre et en saura un peu plus sur la vie au village. Découvrez son histoire, dans cette mise en scène orchestrée par les enfants de la bibliothèque "Des livres pour tous" de la médiathèque de Treichville (Côte d'Ivoire).
In this episode, we learn that children should not engage in dangerous child labour and even if they perform light tasks for the household, these shouldn’t be done at the expense of going to school. Kweku, a boy of 12, is cutting down a tree when Mr Dubango, the teacher protects him from the falling tree; he then explains the type of work which is forbidden for children to do and mentions the light work which children can do only outside school hours. The episode ends with Kweku joining his classmates after a long period of absence due to the fact that he was helping his father on the cocoa farm
This episode deals with the importance of education. It highlights its value for children in cocoa communities and the need for educated business-minded young farmers to take over their parents’ farms. The episode starts with Kweku and Yao leaving school and their teacher giving them the telephone number for the text weather forecast messages, which Kweku’s father won’t be able to read. The boys start helping the father put all beans in sacks in case it rains, but after a long and tiring couple of hours work, Badu, Kweku’s father decides to test his boy’s reading abilities and asks him to check about the weather.
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