IRIN . "Gold mining beats school any day"
Feb 9, 2012 . At a waterlogged gold mine in western Kenya's Migori District, 14 year old Jacob*, one of 15,000 children toiling in the region's pits, scours the water for glistering flakes, a job he says beats going to school on an empty stomach. I would rather work for people here at the mine and at the end of the day they.
Gold Mining in Kenya . Photo Essays . epa european pressphoto .
Although a number of local and international mining firms have been granted gold exploration licenses and have been operating in western Kenya, the country's gold mining industry is still young and the gold rich areas of western Kenya remain largely under explored with thousands of artisanal and small scale miners.Get Price