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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Poverty Drives Child Labour

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In an informal settlement of 10,000 people on the outskirts of Papua New Guinea's capital, Port Moresby, Tembari Children's Care - a new grassroots initiative - is providing protection, food and education to orphans and abandoned children who would other

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Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 4:47 pm
This is good to hear Thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 5:05 pm
Thanks for this great article.

Elle B (84)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 3:38 am
Thank-you Cal.

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 3:51 am
Thanks for the article.

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 6:06 am
Thanks!! Posted in: ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest

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Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 6:56 am
Noted and Thanx Cal :-) Thanx Michela for the initilal post on ORANGUTANS Men of the Forest :-)

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 10:26 am
the knowledge of mathematics as opposed to the knowledge exposed by mathematics. If a certain knowledge that is gained through deduction and not through empirical evidence., does it follow that knowledge has always been and will always be knowledge by definition? a husband and Wife will the Husband allways be a man? answer ,No as we know women and women marry and one may call the other Husband. It is not so much a logical deduction as it is a statement of the way the world is. it is open to change. teach a child to do simple arithmetic, and you’ll recognize what is happening. the abstract knowledge is then said to exist without reference to reality,because we are parts of the reality. it can be said that through us reality is aware of can tell a lot about a person or society by the way it treats the beings(parts) it doesn't think it has to treat well. if humanity survives through collective knowledge then the process of linking our thoughts collectively is going to change everything and in many ways it has shown that to be true and we call it the internet... if any beings suffer on this planet ask a simple question, why? explore it and understand that this suffering for the most part is a manifestation of our collective oppression not by an unseen power or by men in unseen dark places or cover up but through collective mob ignorance carried on through generation to generation but not a DNA code or written into RNA but rather more like a common cold passed after the birth, brainwashed and programmed not by mad scientists or aliens gone wild but by other slaves Iam not even sure if the Light bearers or Illuminati or 1% NWO demi gods to some, demons to others. cult members I prefer to think of it we are surrounded by cult members.. as it is through deception we wage war and the deception is how we see Us..the oneness is part of who we are and what we as humans need to do to thrive.
if we devalue anything we stand to lose everything
as long as any being lives in fear, hate, exploitation and death at the hands of man so shall all men live under this same threat, don't fool yourself no one is free as long as another is oppressed. withdraw your consent for as long as we agree to the small things we have agreed to the big ones, the pebble seems so small but its effects are far reaching
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
*********** WALL OF SHAME ************
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DEMOLISH ------>>>>> THIS WALL !!!!

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 4:30 pm
Thanks Cal.

Terri Hughes (416)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 5:31 pm
Thanks Cal......this is good news. My heart breaks for these little children. They should not be forced to work. So sad that they live in poverty and many of them are orphans or they have been abandoned. They should have a chance to go to school and be outside playing, like children are supposed to be doing. God Bless them all!!!!

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 2:36 am
Great initiative! Thanks Cal for posting this and thanks Michela for forwarding

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 5:33 am

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 9:46 am
Noted. Kudos to the Tembari Children's Care. I hope others will follow in their footsteps, as no child should have to work!.
Thanks Cal and also Michela for th forward.

Michela M (3964)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 10:12 am
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Lauren Berrizbeitia (68)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 1:55 pm
If children can be cared for, fed, sheltered, and educated, there can be an end to child labor. But until that happens sometimes kids work to eat or to feed their families. Everything is interconnected and for kids to be well supported and protected families have to be supported and have options and hope.

Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 3:48 pm
noted so very sad thanks Cal

alicia m (97)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 11:10 pm
noted, reported above, gracias Michela

Friday July 20, 2012, 12:28 am
noted with hope
Thank you, Cal!

Rin S (10)
Friday July 20, 2012, 12:50 am
Thankyou for the article, noted.

Kerrie G (116)
Friday July 20, 2012, 4:01 am
Noted, thanks.

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Friday July 27, 2012, 8:45 am

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 4:05 pm
Thank you, michela and Cal. Poverty induces child labour. It would be interesting to increase the parents' salaries so that their children can go to school.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 4:22 pm
Thank you, too, for this excellent article, Cal.

Frances Darcy (133)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 4:18 am
Thanks for the great article.
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