Burkina Faso

The Cost of Gold: A Gold Mine is Born

With picks in hand, children in tow, and eager for quick profits, miners follow fresh rumors of gold hoping to strike it rich in remote regions of Burkina Faso.

Childhood Lost In Burkina Faso Gold Mines

Gold production has more than doubled in Burkina Faso in recent years. However, that boom has led to an increase of child laborers working in cramped and dangerousl mining conditions.