Questions and Answers from our Valentine's Day Campaign on campus
Questions and Answers
True or False: There are 1 million children in the cocoa industry.
FALSE: 1.56 MILLION
Which are the 2 main countries that produce cocoa?
GHANA and THE IVORY COAST
Can you name one chocolate brand that fights for better conditions on cocoa farms?
Divine, Tony's Chocolonely, alter eco, Pacari, Seed and Bean, Chocolate and Love, among others
What type of hazardous work are children in cocoa farms exposed to?
USE OF DANGEROUS TOOLS, NO PROTECTION, CHEMICALS, 14 HOUR OF WORK DAILY, AMONG OTHERS
Which of these brands fights child labour in their supply chain? NONE OF THEM
A) Nestlé B) Ferrero C) Mars D) Milka
NONE OF THEM. THEY HAVE SAID THEY ARE COMMITTED TO IT, BUT FINDINGS FROM DIFFERENT JOURNALISTS AND ORGANIZATIONS HAVE FOUND VERY LITTLE PROOF OF THEIR EFFORTS
What are the consequences for children who work in cocoa farms?
A) Scars B) Skip school C) Get the money they make taken from them
ALL OPTIONS ARE CORRECT
True or False: Some children get sold to cocoa farms by their parents.
True or False: Some children in cocoa farms make $2 per day.
FALSE: THEY MAKE LESS THAN 1 DOLLAR
True or False: Some children work on their parents’ farms.
Do children on cocoa farms eat cocoa or chocolate?
MOST NEVER EVEN TASTED IT
How much do cocoa farmers make?
MOST MAKE LESS THAN 1 DOLLAR PER DAY
Is poverty a key reason for child labour?
YES, A BIG AMOUNT OF CHILDREN ARE FORCED TO WORK SO THEY CAN MAKE MONEY TO EAT