On market day in Kouakourou village, Soumana Natomo buys and sells rice and other grains. After haggling with the female wholesalers, he returns with two sacks of rice to store in the house that he shares with his first wife, Pama Kondo. His second wife, Fatouma Toure, is two years younger than Pama and lives in a small one-bedroom apartment up an alley 250 feet away. Published in Material World, page 17. Mali.