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Low-Income Entrepreneurs Who Work Extremely

  1. 1. Low-Income Entrepreneurs Who Work Extremely Hard (2013 CGAP Photo Contest) In Vietnam, a woman transports potatoes to sell at a local market. This is the Grand Prize winner Photo by Truong Minh Dien 1
  2. 2. In Bangladesh, selling papers is a common form of self-employment. Because there is so much competition, the sellers must come up with unique ways to market their wares. This is the second place winner. Photo by Md Farhad Rahman 2
  3. 3. This photo of men at a rice wholesaling market in Mali won third place. Photo by Chi Keung Wong 3
  4. 4. This Egyptian woman financed her painting and embroidery business through a microloan. The photo won the "people's choice" vote. Photo by Mohamad Gouda 4
  5. 5. In Tanzania, because of the high prices and low quality of imported Chinese tires, there is a high demand for rerubbering tires. Photo by Pauline Opmeer 5
  6. 6. A group of Vietnamese women cross the sand dunes to the beach to go fishing. Photo by Vo Chi Trung 6
  7. 7. This 84-year-old Turkish man manages a shoe repair shop that affords him a decent income Photo by Bulent Suberk 7
  8. 8. In Bangladesh, private brick enterprises are creating many new job opportunities for poor people. Photo by Moksumul Haque 8
  9. 9. These men are preparing to sell oranges at the São Joaquim Market in Salvador, Brazil. Photo by Luiz Grillo 9
  10. 10. This woman is spinning wool for clothes which are sold in tourist shops to provide income for the housing of the elderly in La Paz, Bolivia. Photo by Wim Opmeer 10
  11. 11. This Indian man operates a small printing business that earns him sufficient money to support his family. Photo by Soumya Shankar Ghosal 11
  12. 12. This Ugandan woman is on the way to a weekly meeting with other members of a community-managed savings group. Photo by Oddvar Paulsen 12
  13. 13. This Vietnamese man tends to his fishing nets in the morning and sells his catch at the local markets in the afternoon. Photo by Tran Bao Hoa 13
  14. 14. Sudan:After joining a World Concern savings group, this Sudanese man was able to open his own dried fish shop. Photo by Kelly Ranck 14
  15. 15. This Indian man lays out clothes to be dried. He will later sell them as his primary income. Photo by Rabin Chakrabarti 15
  16. 16. Paraguay:This Cooperative in Paraguay is helping farmers improve their production of lemon verbena and lemongras. Photo by Wim Opmeer 16
  17. 17. Burkina Faso:A microcredit borrower in Yagma, Burkina Faso proudly displays her new product. The woman is part of a seven strong lending group engaged in soap production. Photo by Ben Warren 17
  18. 18. These young Indians started a iron pipe business after receiving a small loan from a local bank. Photo by Joydeep Mukherjee 18
  19. 19. This Vietnamese woman got financial assistance from her government and was able to establish a small craft workshop. Photo by Van Bang Vo 19
  20. 20. This man comes from a long line of Turkish potters. A microloan enabled him to sustain his family's business. Photo by Erkan Kalenderli 20
  21. 21. The Philippines:This vendor sorts duck eggs that have been fertilized or are developing duck embryo to be cooked. The eggs are then used in popular foods that are sold as street food. Photo by Danilo Victoriano Jr. 21
  22. 22. In Uganda, maize is one of the primary crops. People cultivate, harvest, and process the crop together. Photo by Mohammad Saiful Islam 22
  23. 23. A Thai woman sells porridge out of her floating market. 23
  24. 24. These women are agents of a microcredit institution that started 17 years ago. They record their daily collection on the electronic devices in their hands. Photo by Sudipto Das 24
  25. 25. This Bangladeshi man's primary source of income is fishing. Photo by Forhad Kamaly 25
  26. 26. This Vietnamese man is one of the only carpenters in his village. Because of that, demand for his services is high and he makes a steady living. Photo by Bao Giang Tran 26
  27. 27. This Bangladeshi woman unloads coil from cargo ships, earning 1 coin for every load. Every day she has to earn between 120-140 coins to earn a living. Photo by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury 27
  28. 28. This Indian man received a loan that allowed him to buy and trade camels at the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, India. Photo by Rabin Chakrabarti 28
  29. 29. Bangladesh: many women are employed in workshops assembling bicycles. Photo by Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan 29
  30. 30. Bangladesh:A boatman tries to make his way through water hyacinth. Water hyacinth has hampered the movement of boats on the river. Photo by AM Ahad 30
  31. 31. 2012 Turkey:Men are separating charcoal in order to sell at the local market. Photo by Yavuz Sariyildiz 31
  32. 32. Russia:A warmhouse constructed of 6000 bottles. The structure is a form of renewable energy in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia. Photo by Andrey Rudakov 32
  33. 33. China:This family runs a workshop making sweet potatoes and plants into vermicelli. Work is hard, but they have a happy life. Photo by Wang Xiaohong 33
  34. 34. Tanzania:This lady was able to buy the poles and the ropes she uses to grow seaweed in the sea with the help of a microfinance loan. Photo by Wim Opmeer 34
  35. 35. Iran:Working together in Talesh City mountains. Photo by Reza Golchin 35
  36. 36. Haiti:A Haitian artist proudly stands in his showroom. His business has expanded through microfinancing provided by Eppleseed Arts. Photo by Joseph Molieri 36
  37. 37. Bangladesh:Microfinance is playing an important role in the economy by helping these workers export their dry fishes. Photo by KM Asad 37
  38. 38. Indoensia:An old man who is a bean seller around his village in Bogor, Indonesia. Photo by Mohammad Nazri bin Sulaiman 38
  39. 39. Vietnam:In the sun and under the trees, this craft worker stretches silk fibers for textiles and clothing. Photo by Dinh Manh Tai 39
  40. 40. Turkey:This man is working on producing ceramics in Anatolia, where many ceramic producers in this area work. Photo by Yavuz Sariyildiz 40
  41. 41. India:A village workshop of musical instruments is run with the help of financial backing by microfinance. Photo by Kaushik Majumder 41
  42. 42. Russia:A man casts his fishing line through a hole in the ice as he sits inside a plastic tent on the icy surface. Photo by Andrey Rudakov 42
  43. 43. Vietnam:Women transport crops along the sand in Vietnam. Photo by Vo Anh Kiet 43
  44. 44. Vietnam:Fish farmers in Son Tra cave in the mountains of Vietnam. Photo by Ngo Quang Phuc 44
  45. 45. Indonesia:Microfinace loans help shepherds enlarge their duck farms thereby increasing their income. Photo by Andi Sucirta 45
  46. 46. India:With the help of a small loan, local people are trying to establish their own business. Photo by Joydeep Mukherjee 46
  47. 47. India:A woman carries fuel wood at little Runna of Kutch in Gujarat, India. Photo by Prakash Hatvalne 47
  48. 48. Bangladesh:Dry fish production is one of the root level economic inclusions in the largest sea fish landing station of Chittagong city. Photo by Abdul Aziz Apu 48
  49. 49. Bangladesh:Two women and a man are drying paddy in a village of Bangladesh. Photo by Mohammad Moniruzzaman 49
  50. 50. Turkey:This old man is selling chicen in the market place. Photo by Yavuz Sariyildiz 50
  51. 51. Uzbekistan:The locals in Uzbekistan live mainly an agricultural way of life. Photo by Anvar Khodzhaniyavoz 51
  52. 52. Vietnam:Workers sort anchovies to be dried in the sun. Photo by Ngo Quang Phuc 52
  53. 53. Turkey:All the family members work in the field during harvest season. Photo by Erkan Kalenderli 53
  54. 54. Indonesia:Men making traditional wooden boats called phinis. This industry is moving forward with microfinace loans. 54
  55. 55. India:This man started a hosiery thread factory in the basement of his house. Photo by Joydeep Mukherjee 55
  56. 56. Indonesia:This floating market is important because it opened access to the economy for people who stay at remote areas along Martapura rivers. Photo by Andi Sucirta 56
  57. 57. Turkey:Women farmers are widely seen in the south east of Turkey. Photo by Omer Gencal 57
  58. 58. The Philippines:A machinist repairs defective motors as his source of livelihood. Photo by Raniel Jose Castaneda 1/15/2014 王文堯 Kaohsiung Taiwan R.O.C All photos were taken from CGAP, internet. CGAP THE END 58