Uploaded on:
2010-02-18 05:25:54.807
File Size:
4.10 MB
4368 x 2912 pixels
13161 views 7 downloads
ID: 5617
Country: Peru
Title: Peru - Management of Natural Resources in the Southern Highlands Project (MARENASS) - October 2006
Description: A man transports bricks during a "minka", a common tradition in Peru. When someone from the community needs to build a house, neighbors and relatives join in to work together. The owner of the house provides food and liquor for everyone.

Flora Guzmán, is having a new adobe brick house constructed with the help of her neighbors. Several dozen men are working on the construction, and a dozen women are helping with food preparation. A minka is a joyous event in which people work, eat, dance and strengthen bonds with family and neighbors.
Size: 4.10 MB; 4368 x 2912 pixels; 370 x 247 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1156 x 770 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Photographer: Pablo Corral Vega
Copyright: ©IFAD/Pablo Corral Vega
Categories: none 
URL: www.ifad.org