Uganda, Adjumani. South Sudan refugees in refugee camps. A co-op of women that received a microloan from the Mercy Beyond Borders run a small businesss selling clothes in the refugee camps, the 5 women collectively make about $50 a month. Many of these women are widows from the war or their husbands remained in S.Sudan with second wives. The income helps them raise their children and pay for school fees. Ajwok lost her husband and is a widow raising seven children alone (2 are hers), as she has to also care for her family's children.

Boroli, MBB women selling clothes

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Uganda, Adjumani. South Sudan refugees in refugee camps. A co-op of women that received a microloan from the Mercy Beyond Borders run a small businesss selling clothes in the refugee camps, the 5 women collectively make about $50 a month. Many of these women are widows from the war or their husbands remained in S.Sudan with second wives. The income helps them raise their children and pay for school fees. Ajwok lost her husband and is a widow raising seven children alone (2 are hers), as she...
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  • Date: 24 Jan 2018
  • Location: Adjumani Uganda
  • Filename: AWright_UG_021242.jpg
  • Image size: 5568x3712 pixels