They Aren't So Bad Off

Children out selling petrol for lamps
Misery is not synonymous with poverty. In impoverished countries, like Mali, apearances can be deceiving. While you may see many people going around in fine clothes and looking happy and well fed the reality may be a whole different story. In this photo you can see two young children that go out every afternoon selling small quantities of petrol for small sums of money to people whose only light at night is a kerosine lantern. One of the many ways families make ends meet in Timbuktu. Read More...