Selling produce at the side of the road is a daily occurrence.
Everyone carries plastic shopping bags, the modern version of the string bag.
They bring their bags to market and carry home their purchases in them.

Furst_selling fish

The lady in the white shirt is buying a
fish from the bucket of the other lady.


A woman getting water from a well.
Most houses do not have running water.


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