In the valley around Katmandu, Nepal is Koteshwor, a big crossroad between Katmandu and Bhaktapur. Next to the area flows the river Jadibuti. On both sides of the river are stone mills. The workers lives near the factories in small cottages covered with aluminum plates. The working day lasts from dawn till dusk, their daily wages is around at 70-150 Nepalese rupee, which equals 1-1,50 Euros. The dusty conditions endanger the workers health making many of them suffer an incurable asthma, which constantly getting worse.
Support : Publication-People and the Earth magazine and Zurnal magazine Country : Népal Place : Katmandu
Number of photos : 12
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