Photo report of the gold rush in Senegal: Laeila Adjovi
Laeila Adjovi offers a photo report on the gold rush in Senegal.Self-taught photojournalist Franco-Beninese origin, follower of a documentary photograph, it shows through these pictures of the daily lives of thousands of gold seekers.
Photo credit: Laeila Adjovi
|At 15, Boroma Kangara dips, hollows and returns the stones in the gallery.|
|At 13, Boroma Dembélé left his village to look for gold.|
|On the site of Diabougou, a mining digs a gallery.|
|Fatoumata Keita-12 years. She pulls on the rope to bring the dama from the bottom of stones.|
|Camp minors in the original city of Diabougou.|
|Washing of stones brought from dama bottom.|
|The galleries are very deep. They go up 20 or 30 meters deep.|
|Mercury poisons the water of the river. The miners use to wash and treat the gold.|
|In the mining site Dioura, work ends at 17 hours.|
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