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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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author of this photograph:

Irenio
Maputo project participant

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


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