There are millions of children trapped in slavery worldwide and about 215 million child labourers are engaged in several economic activities in the world today and that 60% of them work in agricultural sector including fishing and aqua culture. In Ghana , approximately 21.8% (1.9 million) of children aged between 5 and 17 are engaged in child labour with 14.2% (1.2million) of the children engaged in hazardous child labour as defined by the law.Numerous children slaving in canoes, in deep waters
The children are given out by the parents mainly as a result of poverty, these children are compelled by their "masters" to endure the worst form of child labour including diving into the water to track fish movement or unwinding fishing nets from tree stumps in the water,paddling or tossing out water from the canoes, pulling fishing nets,picking and sorting fish and mending nets among other jobs. These kinds of ruthless endangerment expose the children to high level of risks,no safety gear .
The goal of the project is focused on five key areas-: These goals will be supported by a focus on five key areas: - Establish a well equipped education centre with the relevant technology to promote a competitive edge in a fast paced globalizing world - Provide materials and financial support to orphans and vulnerable children. - Provision of affordable quality education - Skills train for children and the youth and promote enhanced organizational capacity, building strong financial
1. The project will help the underprivileged children learn to know the value of a family in which they are cared for, love and educated until such a time they will be able to care of themselves and their future families and the society 2. It will contribute towards socio-cultural and economic development 3. The project will create jobs opportunities for the marginalized 4. It will also alleviate poverty and create wealth for the poor 5. Empower women in the Vocational training and ICT .
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).