And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward. Matthew 10:42
This picture shows little Somed labouring at a butchers washing base where butchers wash animal intestines and other meat.
Despite his size, he is almost six years old. His father sent him to work - to help supplement his income as a loading boy or “Kayakaya”. His mother is unemployed.
Little Somed is paid the equivalent of about twenty five cents Canadian per day. He uses this money to take care of his family. He is a school drop out because his parents are dealing with poverty.
Fayima is eight years old and sells water everyday after school. Both her parents are unemployed. Fayima needs to work so that her family can get a daily meal.
Adams Abdul Sammed 's
Photo Essay called "Child Play" which depicts the lives of children in Ghana in one neighborhood in Ghana.