Mererani in northern Tanzania is the only place on earth where the precious stone tanzanite is mined. Although the industry is worth $300 million a year, the town's residents live in desperate poverty, with children bearing the heaviest load. Every day thousands risk their lives in poorly constructed mine shafts for barely a meal a day. Despite efforts to curb this deadly practice, the global thirst for tanzanite continues to drive these children underground. [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]IRIN Films - Documentaries for an International Audience[/FONT] Realplayer Windows Media player (15:26 min) HII ITAKUWA MAPANKI THE SECOND. KWASABABU NAJUA JK ATAMBIWA UONGO TENA AJE KUPAYUKA LAKINI MIMI NAONA KILICHOMO HUMO NI UKWELI MTUPI. JE WEWE UNASEMAJE?