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Because the household's second wife, Fatoumata Toure, is still nursing her newest baby, Pama Kondo, the household's first wife, carries all the water from the village well for the family's use. This morning, the water has an immediate use: bathing the children in her family courtyard. In the village of Kouakourou, Mali, on the banks of the Niger River. Published in Material World, page 19.

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Because the household's second wife, Fatoumata Toure, is still nursing her newest baby, Pama Kondo, the household's first wife, carries all the water from the village well for the family's use. This morning, the water has an immediate use: bathing the children in her family courtyard. In the village of Kouakourou, Mali, on the banks of the Niger River. Published in Material World, page 19.