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Safety and Security Campaign for Children by a Child

Written by: Dianne Mc Alpine

Stacey wrote her first book “Smelly Cats” when she was 7 and it was s published when she was 8 years old. At the age of 9, her 2nd book “Boband the Snake” was published in September 2016. Her books are no ordinary books, they carry special messages to children who read them. Stacey’s books are written in the hopes of inspiring reader to learn from each other and share more.

"Smelly Cats is about two cousins who went to the same school; they fought a lot because they were different, but i the end, they were friends again. The lesson is that l_ife is not a bed hatred. You grow better when you fight to spread love and have fun in a child’s way. Bob and the Snake _tells the story of a boy who loves snakes so much that his parents decided to buy him a snake for his birthday. The book explains the challenges that the family encountered while the snake was with them. The message here is that children will always be naughty and parents will always be hard”

Stacey Fru, Author and Child Protection Activisy

But it is not just writing that Stacey is passionate about; during her book launch in September, a child went missing for over an hour. This incident propelled her to speak up about the responsibility that adults and children share in keeping children safe and secure.

Stacey Fru and the Gauteng Department for Community Safety will finally launch a "Safetyand Security Campaign for Children by a Child" -and just in time for the December holiday season, which can be an incredibly dangerous time for children.

Stacey will be giving talks at various schools in Soweto, Alexandra, Ivory Park, Diepsloot and Randfontein. Two schools; Protea South Primary and Toekomsrus primary have already confirmed to host Ms. Fru and the Gauteng Department for Community Safety on the 21st of November 2016.

We wish Stacey and her dedicated team all of the very best for her campaign launch - thank you for Leading SA!

For more information about the event, or to get in touch with Stacey visit her Website or Facebook page.




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