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Experienced hands
The hands of a local woodcarver show years of experience. The man uses his skills to make wooden sculptures that are sold to support the needs of his family. Orphans in the neighborhood generally lack the skills or experience to generate an income. The local community organization Reencontro works to introduce basic labor skills to orphans so that they can find ways to provide for themselves and their siblings.

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Maputo project participant

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Posted 5:29PM on Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Pacific Time


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What I can say to my family, and my community, is that the most important thing is love, not money. Sometimes they say that they donít visit us because they have nothing to give us. We need love, not things. Even with money you can still feel alone inside.
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