Chisi Island
Chisi Island

Boats slowly make their way across Lake Chilwa towards Chisi Island, Malawi, 2018.


Usipa
Usipa

A fisherman smoothes over a night’s catch of usipa, a small sardine-like fish that his crew will sell on the beach at Masaka, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Sarah (not her real name)
Sarah (not her real name)

Nkopola, Mangochi, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #1
Fisherman #1

Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.


After dawn
After dawn

Shortly after dawn, fishermen untangle and lay out their nets, Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #2 and his wife
Fisherman #2 and his wife

Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Catch for sale
Catch for sale

Fish traders crowd around boats, laden with usipa, which have just landed after the previous night’s fishing, Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018. Usipa is a species of small sardine-like fish that are dried and sold all over Malawi

Dominic
Dominic

Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Abandoned fishing nets
Abandoned fishing nets

Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Lisa (not her real name)
Lisa (not her real name)

Lisa walks home with her one-year-old son, Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Checking nets
Checking nets

A group of fishermen prepare their nets on a beach, before heading out for a night on the water, Masaka, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #3
Fisherman #3

A fisherman stands on the front end of an abandoned fishing boat, Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Ethel (not her real name)
Ethel (not her real name)

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Cathrine
Cathrine

Former fish trader Cathrine sits in front of a building, holding her one-year-old son, Kachulu, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.



Alfred
Alfred

Former outreach worker for YONECO (Youth Net Counselling, Nkopola, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #4
Fisherman #4

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Chrissy
Chrissy

Chrissy stands in her hair salon, Mpyupyu, Malawi, 2018.

Fish
Fish

Nkopola, Mangochi, Malawi, 2018.

Benjamin
Benjamin

Project officer for the Timotheos Foundation, Bangula, Malawi, 2018.

Mercy (not her real name)
Mercy (not her real name)

Mercy (not her real name) stands in front of a reed hut with her son, Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Beatrice (not her real name)
Beatrice (not her real name)

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Chisi Island
Usipa
Sarah (not her real name)
Fisherman #1
After dawn
Fisherman #2 and his wife
Catch for sale
Dominic
Abandoned fishing nets
Lisa (not her real name)
Checking nets
Fisherman #3
Ethel (not her real name)
Cathrine
Alfred
Fisherman #4
Chrissy
Fish
Benjamin
Mercy (not her real name)
Beatrice (not her real name)
Chisi Island

Boats slowly make their way across Lake Chilwa towards Chisi Island, Malawi, 2018.


Usipa

A fisherman smoothes over a night’s catch of usipa, a small sardine-like fish that his crew will sell on the beach at Masaka, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Sarah (not her real name)

Nkopola, Mangochi, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #1

Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.


After dawn

Shortly after dawn, fishermen untangle and lay out their nets, Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #2 and his wife

Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Catch for sale

Fish traders crowd around boats, laden with usipa, which have just landed after the previous night’s fishing, Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018. Usipa is a species of small sardine-like fish that are dried and sold all over Malawi

Dominic

Makawa beach, Mangochi, Lake Malawi, Malawi, 2018.

Abandoned fishing nets

Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Lisa (not her real name)

Lisa walks home with her one-year-old son, Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Checking nets

A group of fishermen prepare their nets on a beach, before heading out for a night on the water, Masaka, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #3

A fisherman stands on the front end of an abandoned fishing boat, Chisi Island, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Ethel (not her real name)

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Cathrine

Former fish trader Cathrine sits in front of a building, holding her one-year-old son, Kachulu, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.



Alfred

Former outreach worker for YONECO (Youth Net Counselling, Nkopola, Lake Chilwa, Malawi, 2018.

Fisherman #4

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Chrissy

Chrissy stands in her hair salon, Mpyupyu, Malawi, 2018.

Fish

Nkopola, Mangochi, Malawi, 2018.

Benjamin

Project officer for the Timotheos Foundation, Bangula, Malawi, 2018.

Mercy (not her real name)

Mercy (not her real name) stands in front of a reed hut with her son, Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

Beatrice (not her real name)

Elephant Marsh, Malawi, 2018.

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