Life isn't all that easy in Tanzania,
and that goes for double if you have a disability. Often a family
can't take care of their handicapped members as they are too much of a
burden on already stressed households. With little or no support, they
are left to fend for themselves on the streets. This women worked at a
leather workshop in Moshi that employs disadvantaged and disabled
workers called Shah Industries.
is the Islamic month of fasting, which means no food or drink between
sunrise and sunset. The dates for Ramadan shift every year by about 11
days, depending on the lunar calendar rather than the solar calendar.
This year, Ramadan was right in the middle of summer.