Wheelbarrows have been so important to Liberia that an image of one appears on the official seal. In a country where roads have deteriorated during decades of conflict and poverty is severe, wheelbarrows remain ubiquitous as an engine of commerce. Wheelbarrow entrepreneurs are even unionized as a profession. But the handy one-wheel transporter is used for every kind of conveyancing - from transporting possessions to taking the ill to clinics. Enjoy these images from Monrovia, Kakata and Ganta.
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