Wells of Life in Chad

Bir Dugul, Chad

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girl Bir Dugul Well, Chad

We couldn’t carry water with us since we were in the Sahara (and on the road) for 18 days, so like everyone else in Chad (aside from those who live in N’Djamena, the capital city) we relied on wells for water. You know you’ve reached a well when suddenly there are animals. TONS of animals. Read more

The Wild West town of Nyangatom

Ethiopia

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These are members of the Nyangatom (Yangatom)/Bumi (Bume) tribe, who live in the far south of Ethiopia, very close to the South Sudan border, where I visited with them (they also live in South Sudan). Read more