Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Greetings in the peace of our Lord.
What a privilege to meet you here! This is my fifth week at CEDAR Fund, and my learning curve is still long. I come to know CEDAR for over a decade, but have never imagined of joining it, and not to say, leading it. It is really an honor to be part of this great family.
Continue reading The Letter from CEDAR | June 2016
Thousands of children in Indonesia, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms, as described in a report released by Human Rights Watch on 25 May. The report documents how child tobacco workers are exposed to nicotine, handle toxic chemicals, use sharp tools, lift heavy loads, and work in extreme heat. The work could have lasting consequences for their health and development.
Continue reading Indonesian Child Tobacco Workers Exploited
Fortunate lived in Zimbabwe. She was abandoned by her mother when she was small and stayed with her 70-year-old grandmother. They are poor and all that Fortunate used to eat is ground maize. Her body is semi malnourished but her family cannot afford any other food or medication.
Continue reading Tertiary Students in Zimbabwe Serve the Youngsters in Love