On 12th June it is the International Day Against Child Labour. Launched in 2002, this day serves as a reminder of all the children (estimated as 15.5 million) around the world who are forced into child labour. Forced labour from a young age mean that these children do not have a real childhood, they don’t have access to education, a safe and secure home, health care or even time to play with friends.
The first screening of the year! Small Steps will be screening the ‘Next Steps’ documentary at Wychwood Festival in Cheltenham this year. The festival is on from 31st May to 2nd June so if you’ve got a ticket, come along and see us in the cinema tent! The Human League, The Beat, Toploader and Bill Bailey are also among the headliners at this family festival. We hope to see you there!
At Small Steps Project we have embarked upon our first sustainable project with the dump community in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. We’ve been delivering shoes there for three years, and now, with our new outreach project, in collaboration with NGO Let us Create, we are getting the children off the dump every day. SSP & LUC Crew by their new outreach van Together, this year, we are collecting the children and some of the mums from the dump each day in our…