Robin Hammond

Tigray Province, Ethiopia

Widow and mother of four children, Meselech Teklehai, 70, holding a pickaxe at her home in the village of Manot at the foot of the Ambalage Mountains. To old to farm herself anymore she allows local farmers to use her one hectare plot to grow wheat and barley. In return they give her half of the production. Even so grain she receives is not enough to support herself. Recalling the 1984 famine she says: 'Things are better now...Those were the bad days.'

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Robin Hammond
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