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A mother and children on their way to the next village in the Chuigiasacra mountains outside Sucre, Bolivia. I worked for PASCAR wellfare organization. http://www.caritasbolivia.org/ They helped subsistence farmers improve farming methods.

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A farmer in Potolo village in the Chuigiasacra mountains outside Sucre.

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A mother and child in the Chiugiasacra mountians outside Sucre, Bolivia.

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A farmer in Potolo village in the Chuigiasacra mountains outside Sucre.

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A family in the Chiagiasacra mountains. They are burning vegatation for compost. I took photographs for PASCAR welfare organization. They educated people during the run-up of the first indegenous president of Bolivia, Evo Morales.

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A girl collecting fire wood in the Chuigiasacra mountains outside Sucre.

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I visited many subsistence farmers at their homes in the mountians outside Sucre. Without PASCAR welfare organization, I would have been seen as a dangerous outsider.

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A woman in a village outside Sucre.

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People in Paternoster waiting for the boats to come in with their catch of the day. This photo-essay looks at the impact of the implimentation of fishing quota systems on subsistance fishing communities. The quotas left many fishermen who had been relying on the ocean to survive for generations without an income.

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Jan Ogies helps to pull in the illegal catch in Paternoster. "I left the school desks in standard 2. Everything I know about the sea, I learnt from my father."

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Many hands help with this illegal catch in Paternoster.

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A fisherman in Veldrift is left homeless after he did not receive a fishing permit.

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Children play on a boat in their back yard in Elandsbay. The boat is no longer used.

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A woman on her way home in Elandsbay. She was given a fish and so the resources are shared.

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Jan Ogies helps to pull in the illegal catch in Paternoster. "I left the school desks in standard 2. Everything I know about the sea, I learnt from my father."