Tag: Nepal

  • Beasts of Burden

    Beasts of Burden

    A trip to the Kathmandu Valley to photograph the human and animal workforce in brick kilns. Mules are bred in India and purchased there to work in Nepal’s brick kilns. If they survive in reasonable condition they can be sold on as mountain pack animals at the end of the season. The mule owners bring with […]

  • Gurkha Pensioner Portraits

    Gurkha Pensioner Portraits

    Commission for the Gurkha Welfare Scheme to photograph their work supporting retired Gurkha soldiers and their widows. Now in their 80s and 90s, many of this fading generation fought in World War II and were demobbed without a regular pension. From its charitable funds, the GWS grants a discretionary pension to veterans who fall on […]