In many ways a hole in the ground, is a hole in the ground. What makes the holes in the ground that I visit so special is that, the communities associated with them, are all wanting and working to see the benefits that the principles of Fairtrade can bring to their livelihoods.
Fairtrade Gold is the best gold story in the world, and in Uganda we are all working to see ecological (mercury free) Fairtrade gold transform the gold mining groups and community of Busia. This video represents step one of a two-step process.
Special thanks to Ray & Scott Jewellers, Guernsey Overseas Aid, Guernsey Fairtrade Committee, CRED Foundation, EWAD Uganda and Fairtrade Africa.
It is the simplest steps that have the most profound impact.