Paul leaves his house on the way to the adit. In the foreground stands a mining-cart on wooden rails that lead out of the mine.

Paul leaves his house on the way to the adit. In the foreground stands a mining-cart on wooden rails that lead out of the mine.

Yoddy and Maxima are pushing the cart with rocks out of the mine.

Yoddy and Maxima are pushing the cart with rocks out of the mine.

For guarding the mines seven days a week all day long the cooperative pays around 40€ to Maxima and her family. To earn a little more they have to work in the mines themselves from time to time. The seven years old Israel helps to free the cart‘s railway

For guarding the mines seven days a week all day long the cooperative pays around 40€ to Maxima and her family. To earn a little more they have to work in the mines themselves from time to time. The seven years old Israel helps to free the cart‘s railway from debris.

Surrounded by mining-carts and the exhaust of compressors, Israel walks along a road on “Cerro Rico”.

Surrounded by mining-carts and the exhaust of compressors, Israel walks along a road on “Cerro Rico”.

Israel stands in front of his house right next to the entrance of the mine and plays with “Oso”, one of his six dogs.

Israel stands in front of his house right next to the entrance of the mine and plays with “Oso”, one of his six dogs.


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