Earnings by Children Selling Contraband Fuel in Colombia

Children between the ages of 12 to 15 earn up to $6.75 a day by selling black market fuel on the side of the roads in Colombia.

The largest area where children are selling the contraband fuel is on the Norther border along Venezuela.

Source:  Aaron Daugherty, “Colombia kids used in black market fuel trade,” Colombia Reports, March 5, 2012.