Price of Precious Metals (Oct 2013)

This is the cost of what it takes to have electronic devices as the minerals in them have bankrolled unspeakable violence in the Congo. Up to 40% of gold miners are children, often forcibly recruited by militia. The statistics for adults in the US alone who owns personal electronics in 2012 is 458mil and Congo produces 20-50% of the world's tantalum 

villagers fleeing from the fight in Ituri, desperate for safety.

child soldiers that are controlled by the warlord, Cobra Matata who trades minerals for guns.

a boy who waits his turn for spoonfuls of rice and beans.