Design a trainer, forced Labour

You will need A4 paper, colour pens, pencils and an old trainer to draw round ( can be produced beforehand). Get the young people to design the ultimate designer training shoe, they can go wild with the design process and add any gizmo they like. Also you can get the group to price the product and say how much it will cost at each stage; design, production, marketing etc Once the design is finished you can talk about the real cost of the trainer, and other designer clothes. In China, workers earn $30 to $42 per month in regular working wages, this is less than you would pay for a pair of training shoes.
Possible angles could be "our value in the world, our value to God" "slavery: is it real?" "consumerism and Christianity"
http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/forced-labour/lang--en/index.htm
http://www.antislavery.org.au/home/what-is-force-labour.html

submitted by Ian Hurst, Worle Baptist Church,Somerset, England,

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