Building with their bare hands

Two women fill sand sacks for the under construction of a new sea defence wall. It is numbing and painful work. Catching the low tide at five in the morning they work till the sun sets at six o’clock, with a short pause for lunch. The two kilometre long wall will take more than a year to finish and could be ruined over a night if extreme weather strikes before it's completion.

Photo 11 of 21 in Story of Hope

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Two women fill sand sacks for the under construction of a new sea defence wall. It is numbing and painful work. Catching the low tide at five in the morning they work till the sun sets at six o’clock, with a short pause for lunch. The two kilometre long wall will take more than a year to finish and could be ruined over a night if extreme weather strikes before it's completion.
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