|Participatory Action Research |
Participants in the absence of other two members Dudu Diphoko and
|Maria Mack from Bphelong, says|
must compensate all affectd workers,
she is victim because her father passed
way and was working for Mittal. They
did not receive any compensation. She
using her daughter grant to provide
for the family.
|Sonti Mtambo, her family stayed at Steelvalley|
where groundwater was contimanited because of
ArcelorMittal. She has witness young mother
miscarrying their unborn baby, skin irritations, cancers and
many other illness drinking
polluted water. Her family was
removed from the area by ArcelorMittal
promised a better life.
Today they are staying in a
squater Camp calleed Joko Tea.
No water and Sanitation and roads are very bad. She blame
it all to ArcelorMittal by destriying their agricultureal land.
Making to move in to town ship where there no place to plant or
grow their vegetables like they used to.
|Lisemelo Masibuko, she is working closely with ArcelorMittal |
Ex-workers, as young as she is, she has experience the pain of this
worker who for 12 years has been fighting for their
compensation of the illenss that they believe was due to working
for the comapny. She wishes that Mittal can admit that they have make
ex-workers sick and compensate them. Government also
must hold the company accountable.
She is also part of Bench Marks
Monitoring School, which has empower her on computer skill
and writting community stories.