Rashida. scrapyard Water Seller, Accra.

Image Credit: Photograph by Carolina Rapezzi, first place, single.
Rashida, originally from the north of Ghana, is a water-seller in a scrapyard in Accra.
Agbogbloshie is one of the biggest electronic waste dumps in the world.
Broken computers and appliances are burned to extract raw materials like copper, iron and aluminium. …
Workers and children are exposed to toxic emissions.
Rashida sells water bags for 1 Ghanaian Cedi (15p) to workers who need to extinguish the fire and cool down the copper extracted from burning cables, wires and other appliances’
Source: Ruby slippers and Retrotopia: LensCulture winners – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

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