Thursday, May 10, 2007

Boat Lady


Womenfolk contribute to their household equally as hard as their husbands in Banggi, while the former often takes jobs as fishermen, traders, boatmen or even farming, the women cultivate the seaweed called Eucheuma which is used for making gel. It's not an easy job but they are often more than up to the task. Here's a participant in one of the seaweed growing schemes organised by UMS, checking and cleaning the lines. Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia, 2005.

I can't believe I haven't posted in a week! Just been up to my neck in work and other commitments.

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