An ex-child slave in carpentry training
An additional 8 ex-child slaves were taken through training workshop and counselling on October 3, 2012 in Winneba in the Efutu Municipality of the Central Region of Ghana. They were made up of 7 females and a male. The course content for the training included the following:
- Child labour and human trafficking
- Responsibilities of an apprentice
- Benefits of education
- The need to be focused on their studies and to avoid any bad behaviour.
All 8 ex-child slaves have been enrolled in apprenticeship training of their choice 8th October, 2012. The boy chose carpentry, four of the girls chose dress-making, and the remaining 3 girls chose hairdressing. They have all been provided with their tools and materials and handed over to the various master craftsmen/women.
In summary, out of the 38 ex-child slaves identified and profiled, 18 have been trained and enrolled into the various apprentice training. Currently all 18 ex-child slaves are doing well and are receiving training from their respective master craftsmen and women. The remaining twenty (20) ex-child slaves are ready to receive training and will be enrolled when funds are made available.
SUMMARY OF ACCOUNTS
Donations received: 1st tranche from Global Giving in May (after deduction of 15% by GG) - $5,187.50
2nd tranche from Global Giving in August (after deduction of 15%) - $ 334.00
Total donation from Global Giving - $5,521.50
Plus donations raised in Ghana in June (GH¢3,000.00) - $1,612.90
Total donation recieved - $7,134.40
Less total expenditure - $5,719.62
Unspent balance - $1,414.78
An ex-child slave in dressmaking training
Six of the ex-child slaves enrolled with RFG staff
An ex-child victim being enroled into hairdressing
2 ex-child victims being enroled into dressmaking