Another Good Reason to Turn Off your Cellphone in Class

“Did you know that Congo has an estimated 64 percent of the world’s reserve of Coltan, a natural resource that is central to the operation of our cell phones? As we benefit from Coltan millions of Congolese have died in the deadliest conflict since World War Two as a result of the scramble for Coltan and other minerals key to the functioning of modern technology. Join us in solidarity with the Congolese people and fast from your phone for at least an hour.”

CONGO WEEK: Cell Out today at noon

Part of CONGO WEEK: Breaking the Silence