After hearing Ghanaian Eric Peasah’s story about his efforts to rescue child slaves who have been trafficked into Ghana’s fishing industry, Chicagoan and Global Activist Lori Dillon, created a local branch of Peasah’s NGO, Right To Be Free.
We'll get a Global Activism update from Shelley Nizynski Reese and Jen Ciok. Shelley’s group, A Better Life for Kids, and Jen’s group, Aiding Children Together (ACT), partner to help children in Ghana get food, medicine, and quality education. They tells us about their ‘Eggs for Kids’ program to give protein and hope to Ghanaian schoolchildren and how a Worldview listern heard them them on the show and wrote a song!
In 2013, when Angela Ross found out her kids’ elementary school was closing, she could hardly believe it. Then Jeanette Ramann and other parents from a nearby Bronzeville school came to help with the transition. Today, the two are friends and fellow education advocates.
We met Lori Dillon last February about her story to create a local branch of the NGO, Right To Be Free. She did it to support her friend, Ghanaian Eric Peasah, “who has dedicated his life to the rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked children.” For Global Activism, Lori is back, with Eric, who came from Ghana to spread awareness about slavery and indentured servitude of children in his country.