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Huye: pushing charcoal

A morning spent with commuters heading into Huye market to sell their wares. This gent pushing a bicycle loaded with charcoal up a hill, the market is another 2km away. An investment in a bicycle is a simple equation: the ability to carry 3 to 5 times the comparative load that would otherwise be carried.

It’s easy to forget how much the rural dynamic is about getting produce to market.