The Democratic Republic of the Congo is actually rich in natural resources. Despite being one of the poorest countries in Africa, in the DRC you can find an abundance of diamonds, gold, rubies, etc. The money made off of the resources isn't given to their people, though, it stays bound to the government's pocketbook, while everyone else is left to suffer. Although, the DRC's people are forced by authorities to work every single day to help bring the government money.
CAPTION: children are now even forced into labor to help find valuable natural resources.
CAPTION: Men in the DRC are forced to work numerous hours a day to mine for gold, diamonds, coltan, or anything else worth value, everyday.
Some natural resources you can find in The DRC are copper, gold, diamonds, uranium, coltan, and oil.
CAPTIONS (of glide show images): working men in a resource mine, children working to find jewels, men working hard to find valuable resources, teenagers working to find jewels in a stream.
CAPTION: a video representing how copper is processed in the DRC.
CAPTION: A shortwave radio station in the DRC.