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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Anyi n’enwe Anuli

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Anyi n’enwe Anuli

“You can tell she doesn’t want you taking this picture, but please go ahead. “Usually, I’m behind the cameras. So it feels a bit awkward having you ask to take my picture. “It doesn’t matter how difficult the year has ...

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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Akuko uwa

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Akuko uwa

“Seven years ago; this was just a hobby. Now, it’s my life. “I’m in love with what I do. And it’s not just the money or the barbing. It’s the laughter, the friendships, the people, the stories we tell. If ...

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Pix Stories from the Motherland: ESWAMA

Pix Stories from the Motherland: ESWAMA

“This job keeps food on the table. But the new government is trying to slow us down. “Nsogbu anyi kita bu task force na ESWAMA. They won’t let us be. They keep looking for ways to tax us and make ...

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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Nne Anyi di Aso

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Nne Anyi di Aso

“I’ve been doing this for over twenty years. It’s a gift from Nne anyi di aso “I didn’t receive any type of training.  Back then, things were not going well for me and I remember going to church. I think ...

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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Otapiapia

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Otapiapia

“I just sold out my first box of Otapiapia. So it’s been a good day, except for the woman who cursed at me. “I have had worse days. It’s hard trying to convince them on the benefits of this product. ...

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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Boss lady

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Boss lady

“Three years ago I registered my business and it feels good to be the boss lady here. “I used to do this for free at fashion events, so I know what it takes to struggle. It started with drawing & painting ...

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