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All ones around the world, millions of children get work when starting going to school. 218 million of ? , or one in every seven children world wild. That’s start stastics for new report by international labor organization. When least as a organization marks a day, ? against child labor. 166 million of child labors are under 14, 74 million of them risk their lives in dangerous jobs., like mining construction. Over a quarter of all child labor work sub high Africa. The Three children have to work. All young has visited copper mine in ? Democratic Republic of Congo. The eight hundred of children mine copper ? that goes into household electric line term in ? mobile phones . Some of our young are five or six. They earn less a dollar a day. In the cold light morning, with few comforts, with empty stomachs, it’s time for the young to face another day, said to the leader. A fifteen, than the twins, Kaber and Decu, age just eight. They pass school children fortunate of to be going all the way. Two hours later, they make here, and joining in the ranks of child labors, ? washing the mines. They toil on long sides fully ground men. That is all official but highly organized. ? work as a team. The first job ?way a dirt from organized copper, heavy work especially for Decu, he told me he never go to school but he wants to go. ”I ‘d like to be like a children in New York”, he saids, “ They go to school. I saw them on the TV. But my father can not pay my school fees that my life is so hard.” A few steps away, all the young boys, like Decu, fall ?in the dirt. The old get paid more, so many of organizer here prefer to use the child. in this one of mines, there are ? eight hundred children hard work, they can be as young as five or six years old. There’re no safety standard, no hand protective equipment. The children are working with bare hands and bare feet. And why there is big money and big made all of this. It is not going to those here, who are doing is digging.
All those standing with steep in ? water washing the mineral deposits . some here are young as ten. Congo’s ? always benefited is leaders not people. All these share these boys local ? for armies and deter national mine interest
For Decu and Kaber, the day drives on. They find here mine in your home, the copper ? go to china and used ? so world markets, fridges, TVs, ?, mobile phones. Decu did not find much after hours searching. “ This is copper”,he saids, “ and this is copper, this is not. If this is one kilo, I want to get a paid lot”. For the twins get is handful food and hardly any money. That is all local buyers would give them.
Sedrik is still hungry and facing a trap here to the chock ?. soon he is in filth water washing copper with his bare feet. The mine’s new owners met ? would not talk to on camera They have not all this and say they don’t can don’t child labor. Child told isn’t ? look like this . their ?would be their mind their future will be blinker, but the company wants old informal miner out over time , including the children. We join the Sedrik between ?, After their twelve hours a day, between of them, they didn’t make of for a evening meal. “ We get very very tired in the mines” he saids, “We spend all day there, it is horrible work. Now , we are just going to drink some water and fall asleep. At home, they wash the grime away but tomorrow, they will be back to the mine. They go six days a week, still these boys have their dreams. Sadrik wants to be a ?, Kaber and Decu both want to be passengers.