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Two boys tend a burning pile of waste in a dump near Old Fadama, a squatter settlement colloquially referred to as 'Sodom and Gomorrah'. Children, sub-contracted by others, set the fires to burn off the plastic coatings from electronics, enabling their employers to recover the valuable metals encased within. The burning process releases toxic fumes and heavy metals (Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Nickel being the most prevalant). The children say they earn about one Ghanian Cedi (about GBP 0.65) per load.