Miners at a Galamsey in Dadiaso, Ghana put soil into machines, beginning the process to extract gold.
The environmental and social impact of artisanal mining sites in Western Ghana could be better assessed if monitored by coalitions including civil society, private sector and government.
Look at them. Barely clothed, laboring in the sun for our own luxury. They may get paid, but in my mind, they’re slaves. Slaves to us, to their lives, to their situations. How sad.