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Conflict resources in DRC. Democratic Republic Of Congo Located in central Africa. Home to 13major mines, And 200 total mines. World leading producer of Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten and Gold. Minerals that are used in the Multi-billion Electronic industry.

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Conflict resources in DRC

  • Democratic Republic

  • Of Congo

  • Located in central Africa

  • Home to 13major mines,

  • And 200 total mines


  • Minerals that are used in the

  • Multi-billion Electronic industry


  • population in the region are treated like slaves

  • The average wage for a miner is only $1 – $5 a day.

10-16 year old Children, being slaved in their own homes, and are missing on valuable years of education


The profit is used to fuel war and terror in the Region.



A blessing or a curse due to a high registration fee of $500.

The electronic industry is the single largest consumer of the minerals from eastern Congo

To enable Congo’s minerals to benefit its people rather than fuel war


A better future
A better future due to a high registration fee of $500.

  • Companies must trace back the precise source of the mineral, to know where it came from

  • companies should conduct detailed examinations of all the mineral supply chains.

  • A certification scheme should be required to enable consumers to purchase conflict free electronics.


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