Child Labor in Gold Mines in DR Congo

Collection with 25 media items created by Steven Wassenaar

Democratic Republic of Congo 21 Aug 2010 00:00

Children work under harsh conditions in the gold mines in South Kivu, in the DR Congo.

Dr Congo South Kivu Children Child Labor Gold Mines Drugs Mining Gold Africa Bukavu Glue Sniffin...

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 01
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
14 Oct 2011

Bukavu, South Kivu, DR Congo. Two countries, separated by the Ruzizi river: Rwanda (R) and DR Congo (L). With 1 million inhabitants, the population of Bukavu has doubled in 10 years.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 03
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
20 Aug 2010

Bukavu, South Kivu, DR Congo: glue drugged war orphan who lives in the streets of Bukavu, fighting over stolen food with shop owner. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 04
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
13 Aug 2010

Bukavu, South Kivu, DR Congo: Trasor, a 10 year old war orphan, he never went to school. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 05
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
20 Aug 2010

Bukavu, South Kivu, DR Congo, children working, transporting building material. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 06
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
17 Aug 2010

Chokola Mjumba, 10 years, is not going to school because of a lack of money. He earns some money by doing chores for villagers. Mushinga, DR Congo, in August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 07
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
17 Aug 2010

Mine worker Baluge Mirindi, 14, has never been to school. His father died during the war. When he was ten years old he started working in the gold mine "Marokko" where he crushed ore blocks. He describes the work in the mine is really hard. Province of South Kivu, Mushinga, DR Congo, in August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 08
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Luboma, South Kivu, DR Congo: 13 year old Mugishu Katudu walks towards the gold mine, a 3 hour journey, were he will stay to work for 1 week. He carries banana leaves that will serve as gold filters in the mine. He does not go to school. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 09
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, Rd Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 10
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 11
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 12
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 13
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 14
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 15
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 16
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 17
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 18
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 19
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 20
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 21
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, 9 year old miner in gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 22
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Gold mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, many children work in this gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 23
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, young miner in gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 24
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, young miner in gold mine. August 2010.

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Child Labor in DR Congo 01 25
South Kivu, Bukavu, DR Congo
By Steven Wassenaar
21 Aug 2010

Mine in Murale, South Kivu, DR Congo, young mineworkers transport ore from gold mine. August 2010.