EDITORIAL: Agbogbloshie: Portraits at the end of E-Waste: 20151219_Fortune_Ewaste_1065

Hassan Hussein - who has lived in the Agbogbloshie dump for 14 years - leans on a small wooden housing frame that litters the dump site. The Agbogbloshie dump's burning fields - where young men - almost all internal migrants from Ghana's northern Tamale region - toil in toxic smoke, burning down manufactured parts into their basic copper components hoping to make a slim income to feed themselves each day.

Hassan Hussein - who has lived in the Agbogbloshie dump for 14 years - leans on a small wooden housing frame that litters the dump site. The Agbogbloshie dump's burning fields - where young men - almost all internal migrants from Ghana's northern Tamale region - toil in toxic smoke, burning down manufactured parts into their basic copper components hoping to make a slim income to feed themselves each day.