This website is a space for community activists living near mines in southern Africa to share information, resources and experiences. Read more about the project and its history.

The countries currently participating in this project are: Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique and Tanzania.

Activists in each country document problems they experience and events they participate in and share this on a WhatsApp group. These posts are then shared on this site in the respective country blogs. Each country, in addition, maintains their own country blog. Read more about how this process works.

Additionally, Activists can view the posts on a mobile app called “Action Voices” which can be downloaded on an Android phone from the Google Play store.

This website and the activities are a joint project of several organisations in southern Africa. These include:

The activities of this project are managed by the Bench Marks Foundation on behalf of regional