13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Awra Amba

Photo taken at Awra Amba, an egalitarian community in northern Ethiopia. Residents work to alleviate poverty and provide social security by adhering to the principles of gender equality, no religious affiliation, and caring for the needy. The woman in the foreground is discussing care of elders like the woman behind her.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2013
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Awra Amba Community, Brazil
Copyright: © Ron Pascho