Fairphone and RVO visit our mercury-free processing centre in Busia, Uganda

In early November 2019, the Impact Facility had an opportunity to demonstrate one of the processing plants already installed to a visiting team from Fairphone and Netherlands Development Agency (RVO). I met with the mine leaders on the eve of the whole team visit and was able to discuss their equipment needs and the current […]

Kenyan miners take time to learn from gold mines in Geita, Tanzania

Miners during the field visit to Geita

It has been a week of great adventures for miners from Migori and Kakamega county gold mines. Four organisations – Fairtrade Africa, Solidaridad, GROOTS Kenya and the Impact Facility – all came together to meet miners from these two counties who came to learn more about better practices in gold mining. The trip came at […]