This portfolio showcases the lives and stories of people from different walks of life. Each project catches a glimpse into their daily lives and their ongoing struggles, in the hopes of sparking discourse and reflecting on how to better our world.

Living in a village prone to natural disasters, citizens learn different skills to earn money. After a flood washed away all of his families belongings, this boy learned to weave fishing net, saving the revenue from his sales for a new bicycle.

Living in a village prone to natural disasters, citizens learn different skills to earn money. After a flood washed away all of his families belongings, this boy learned to weave fishing net, saving the revenue from his sales for a new bicycle.

A woman returns home from a long day of work in the fields, the shovel thrown across her shoulder.

A woman returns home from a long day of work in the fields, the shovel thrown across her shoulder.

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According to India’s latest census, approximately 70 percent of its population is rural. With infrastructural and economic setbacks, women are a large portion of the workforce. The woman pictured works in the rice paddies one afternoon, while her baby sleeps in the adjacent patch of grass.

In 2017, the rural district of Malda, in West Bengal, India, experience a devastating flood, which left much of its population unhoused. The natural disaster destroyed fields and cattle and the agricultural livelihood of many citizens.

In 2017, the rural district of Malda, in West Bengal, India, experience a devastating flood, which left much of its population unhoused. The natural disaster destroyed fields and cattle and the agricultural livelihood of many citizens.

Villagers dragged their belongings from one end of the village to the other, more dry area, using this impromptu wooden bridge. In the wake of the natural disaster, children use this bridge as a diving board for the lake.