Showing his national pride by flying his country’s flag, Christopher a taxicab driver with 5 children, rents his cab and must make about $1000.00 LD ($17 USD) each day before he begins making money to feed his family.
(l-r) Joseph M. Kangar a University of Liberia student has his registration papers examined by a student representative Peter Jallah, as he registers for classes during the summer class session, as students Eugene Clarke and Fedesco Luogon waits their turn.
Brightly colored women’s lingerie hang on a wooden rack in the hopes of attracting customers into the make-shift hut along a 12th street market in Monrovia, Liberia.
Old world craftsmanship, Peter Dwana, a 19 year-old carpenter and cabinet maker working for Lassana Dukuly, skillfully uses a chisle and plane to carve, then smooth, the gentle curves of a cabinet frame at the home and shop of Dukuly along 12th street in Monrovia, Liberia.
Lassana B. Dukuly is a carpenter and cabinet maker, having worked his trade for over 20 years since before the war. Dukuly has his home and shop along 12th street in Monrovia, Liberia. Peter Dwana, 19, is also an carpenter and cabinet maker working for Dukuly, as he skillfully uses a chisle and plane to carve, then smooth, the gentle curves of a cabinet frame.
Fried plantins is a delicacy served at many street vendors along 12th street in Monrovia, Liberia.
Using a traditional Liberian methond, a man carries several bundles of goods, one on each shoulder and another balanced upon his head as he walks through the 12th Street market area in Monrovia, Liberia Monday June 7, 2011.
A University of Liberia Mass Communications student, answers the phone lines and microphones during a talk radio show at the campus station, LUX 106.6 Monday afternoon in Monrovia, Liberia.
Peter a cobbler, uses a long steele needle and heavy thread to lace up the torn sole of a shoe at his stand along 12th Street in Monrovia, Liberia June 7, 2011.
Radio program producer, Eddie Harmon, listens on his headphones as callers click into the station cell phones as Matenneh-Rose L. Dunbar performs her talk radio show at 96.1 FM, the “Leading Lady”. It is a talk show where listeners call-in from across Liberia.
A mathematics professor at the University of Liberia, begins his lecture writing an equation on a black board in an outdoor classroom. Many of the university’s classrooms are held outdoors under steel roofed structures, in a region close to the equator with high temperatures and humidity.