Scenes from Liberia Part VII – Outdoor Laundry

Three years into the reign of Charles Taylor, there is no running water in the entire country of Liberia, which makes doing laundry an arduous task. The women first fetch water from a well, then clean the clothes by hand, and in the process turn doing laundry into a social activity.

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