Photos by my talented friend, Pemberton, British Columbia-based photographer Alana Paterson. More below.
“Bringing the water is not a simple task,” says Mariam Bakaule of the mountaintop village of Jarso in southwest Ethiopia. “This is the essence of women. Water and woman are synonymous here.”
Images from “Water Scarcity: Ethiopia & Pakistan”, by photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz. More from the series below.