Photo Stories: The Black Gold: Chiatura_Black-Gold_05

GEORGIA. Mineworker Zaza, a father of 15 kids. Miners in a mining train on their way to the tunnel in 20-30 km depth through the ground. Miners work 12 hours everyday with a monthly salary of opproximately $300.Many mineworkers are afraid to discuss about their circumstances. Workers get threatened by the head to be fired from work if they speak about the conditions they are working in. Today It's almost impossible for the media to go inside the manganese tunnels.

GEORGIA. Mineworker Zaza, a father of 15 kids. Miners in a mining train on their way to the tunnel in 20-30 km depth through the ground. Miners work 12 hours everyday with a monthly salary of opproximately $300. 

Many mineworkers are afraid to discuss about their circumstances. Workers get threatened by the head to be fired from work if they speak about the conditions they are working in. Today It's almost impossible for the media to go inside the manganese tunnels.