Mining minerals commonly used in cell phones and smart phones are linked to deadly consequences for the Congolese citizens including children who face war and fates worse than low pay.
Manufactures of major electronics purchase minerals from mining fields in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Most of these mines are under military control who forces the citizens with violence and rape to work the mines.
Humanitarians are raising awareness with hopes of stopping genocide and crimes against humanity.
Motorola and Nokia are on the right track by auditing and verifying their supply chains.
Use this form: to contact your cell phone provider AT&T, sprint, Verizon or T-mobile and demand they use conflict free minerals for their cell phones.
Before buying your next cell phone, smart phone or electronic device, check the website, Raise Hope for Congo so you too can make a humane buying choose.