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30 Aug 2017 description
report MicroSoft, Pact

On Wednesday, Pact and Microsoft Corp. announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Microsoft has made a new, three-year financial commitment to support Pact’s work to address child labor in mining, and will build on the successful Watoto Inje ya Mungoti (Children Out of Mining) project.

23 Apr 2015 description
report Pact

Written by: Yves Bawa

After five years of hard work and patience, artisanal miners are on the job in Walikale – free from fear and violence, with access to legal markets for the tin, tantalum and tungsten that go into our smartphones, tablets and other devices.

Walikale, a territory in North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is among Pact’s biggest achievements.