Market day in Koukourou, Mali. Africa. Grain trader Soumana Natomo (at right in blue) opens a sack of grain at the Saturday market in his village of Kouakourou, on the banks of the Niger River, between the market town of Mopti, and Djenne. One of his two wives, Pama Kondo (in yellow) measures rice for a customer. From coverage of revisit to Material World Project family in Mali, 2001.