Nora Lorek

Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda

Rose Ozima (30) with her children and two of her brother-in-law's children standing in front of her Milaya (a traditional hand-decorated sheet) in the Bidibidi refugee settlement. "My husband was working as a motorcycle driver in Juba when the war came to our village and forced us to leave. He doesn't even know that we're all alive and safe in Uganda. I haven't heard from him since we left but I believe that he's still alive. . "Now I'm staying here with my four children and the two of my brother-in-law. When I was 20 I had seen other women sew Milayas and wanted to make my own ones. So I practiced with rough clothes until I was good enough to take orders. So sometimes I got material by people in our neighbourhood who paid me to make Milayas."

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Nora Lorek
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Bidibidi Refugee Settlement
Country
Uganda
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42.33 x 31.75 cm (300 dpi)
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