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Stone Quarrying in Acholi Quarters

May 10, 2012

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Although it is very dangerous, stone quarrying is the work that most of the people in the Acholi Quarters do. Many people of different ages, including the young, the women and men do this work to earn a living. Some of these people have families while others don’t. Some of them are fathers and mothers […]

Child scrap collectors: Special feature

April 25, 2012

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According to the observation carried out in Acholi Quarter by the Young Journalist Club group, based at the Chrysalis Centre, there is an increase in the number of children collecting scrap.  So, many kids are joining groups of scrap collectors and many more adults are buying scrap, sometimes exploiting kids by paying almost nothing for […]