This was our $42 ETB close to $2.50 USD so I couldn't complain. I put a $17 ETB bottle of water to in an attempt to double the value:)
If I have to bookmark possible watershed moments of my trip, maybe even my life, the Assayta Afar page would be folded three times over.
Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA) is involved in upholding the humane treatment of refugee camps all over Africa, and I had the privilege to photograph one of the camps.
Natural Beautify shines in a Refugee or displacement camp in Ethiopia.
Putting up structures in search of a home...
Family values take on a whole different meaning in displacement camp. The Whole Camp raises a child...
At the end of the day, the search for water, the reason they trod for miles, the reason (other than the nonsensical politics, atleast to them; and I'm with them) the reason why they are considered refugees today, is piped to the camp.
Land ain't a country, nor twigs make a home unless compassion and care blanket it. A family is but a passer by if he unsees your pain.
The sun rises and it sets, kids grow, elders die in San Francisco as they do in these refugee dwelings, make that displacement camps.