21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Young Woman from Afar

A young Afar woman from Shekti Golu, a settlement in Ethiopia's Danakil Desert. In the dry season, women walk 9 to 10 hours each day to a distant well, to fetch water for their families and animals.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2023
Photo Location: Ethiopia