Migrant Seamstress, 2002

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© Tim Wagner
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Nanda learns to sew to supplement her migrant family's income in the Ambewadi slums outside Mumbai, India. These illegal settlement communities have little poltical say and often lack basic sanitation, water and electric, although residents often string together their own ingenious ad hoc systems.

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  • Kirk Crippens

    Kirk Crippens said (29 Jul 2009):

    This is a beautiful photograph.

  • G. Downie

    G. Downie gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    beautiful photo.......stunning.

  • Lêda Nardelli

    Lêda Nardelli gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    voted!

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