The Open Heart Quarry

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A craft career open in the heart of Ouagadougou. Here women, men and children find themselves every morning to break the stone looking for their daily pittance. It is a site that has many dangers. Not only for workers who practice their activities without any protection, but also for residents. Indeed, to dispose of sesame, these men and women are obliged to burn tires to weaken the raw material in order to obtain granite that is sold to large BTP companies. The more we obtain from the stone the more we contribute to the destruction of the environment.

Geographical areas
Africa | Burkina Faso
Air pollution | Career
Directed by
Idie Ammine Saïdou OUEDRAOGO
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