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I give you my kid - Karrayyu Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue on Flickr.

I met this elder in the Gada ceremony in Karrayyu tribe. i met him again on the market. He came to me and asked me to take his kid: he has not enough money to educate him. “Bring it to your country, he’ll much more happy than here..”. He was not joking, as people there have more and more problems to live.I explained him that a foreign kid cannot enter France etc etc, but he was not convinced. Karrayyu people are very proud, it may not have been easy for him to ask for this…

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