Rescue 100 Children from Child Labour in Ghana

 
$23,380
$37,270
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Rescue 100 Children from Child Labour in Ghana

Rescue 100 Children from Child Labour in Ghana
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Children mending fishing nets.

Children mending fishing nets.
These children are helping fishermen to mend nets in preparation for fishing. They have no access to basic education. (view small | med | large | orig)

Children struggling for fish to survive

Children struggling for fish to survive
Some of these children working with the fishermen struggling to get some smaller fishes to sell in order to make a little money for survival. (view small | med | large | orig)

Some children working and struggling at the shore

Some children working and struggling at the shore
Most of these children try to steal fishes from the shore when the boats arrive due to hardship. These children are sometimes caught and beaten by the fishermen. This was observed by our team during one of our visits to the village. (view small | med | large | orig)

A child diving to check fishing nets on shore

A child diving to check fishing nets on shore
This child is diving to check the fishing nets under the sea,normally when there is a catch. This is one of the most dangerous activities the fishermen cause these innocent children to do. (view small | med | large | orig)

Asi, 13year old girl rescued and schooling

Asi, 13year old girl rescued and schooling
Asi is 13years and has never been to school until her rescue in April 2011 by the Cheerful Hearts Foundation team. She lost both parents when she was very young. She is now enrolled at Sea Breeze preparatory school.The foundation takes full responsibility of her school fees, extra classes fees and all educational needs. (view small | med | large | orig)

Asi now in school after her rescue

Asi now in school after her rescue
Asi is receiving school supplies from the Headmaster of her school on behalf of Cheerful Hearts Foundation. This was one of the foundations visits to her school to present the needs of the rescued children. (view small | med | large | orig)

Awuley has been working on the boats for 2years

Awuley has been working on the boats for 2years
Awuley is 11years and has been working with the fishermen for 2years. He goes for fishing, dive off shore to check fishing nets, mending of fishing nets and sorting of fishes for sale. He is doing this to help raise money for his family. He does not go to school until his rescue in April 2011 by the Cheerful Hearts team. (view small | med | large | orig)

Awuley now in school after his rescue

Awuley now in school after his rescue
Awuley is now enrolled at the Nyanyano Preparatory School. He is very excited about this opportunity and his school gives good report about him. The foundation takes full responsibility of his school fees and other educational needs. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kofi, 12years has been rescued and schooling

Kofi, 12years has been rescued and schooling
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Organization

Cheerful Hearts Foundation
Cheerful Hearts Foundation

Kasoa, Central Region, Ghana
http://cheerfulheartsfoundation.org

Project Leader

Eric Opoku Agyemang

Kasoa, Awutu Senya District Ghana

Where is this project located?

Map of Rescue 100 Children from Child Labour in Ghana