Tuesday, July 29, 2008

selling and preparing food

Top: Roadside vendors sell kebabs of goat, cooked bananas and soft drinks to buses and mutatus (minibus taxi) travelling across the country.
Middle: Mother, son and daughter thresh beans in their family compound.
Bottom: A woman displays her shop where she sells groundnuts, cooking oil and other staples.

jinja, Uganda (con't)

The woman at the top is one of the few female home-owners in her village. her job as a teacher afforded her this house.
This infant is crying because I am the first white person she has ever seen. Many of the children believe we have no skin.
A child sits near his father's boda boda (motorcycle). Motorcycle taxis are a popular way for the uneducated to earn much needed income.
A family gathers near the family kitchen in anticipation of lunch.

Jinja, Uganda