ARKIV 060908 -Members of NAWOAL in Dwala market. "You know, we are wheelbarrow people, and we can be hard to find," says T.R. Sieh, whose laminated ID card shows that he's the [title] "We're always out in the market carrying a load."
Started in 1991 national wheelbarrow operators association of Liberia, or NAWAOL
If you are doing wheelbarrow deliveries in this market and you're not registered, we arrest you. Joseph Cooper, Chief of Security for NAWOAL, Douala Market branch.
George Wilson, Financial Secretary, NAWOAL 05637882 yellow boots
Wheel barrow workers in Monrovia can be found thoughout the city in the thousands. Many belong to one of the unions, the most popular being NAWOUL - NAtional Wheelbarrow Operators Union of Liberia. Wheelbarrow boys are divided in two main groups - those selling products from the wheel barrow like food, clothing, household goods, and music, while another group with those hired for transporting items.Many of the wheelbarrow boys are ex combatants from the long and brutal civil war. For most wheelbarrow boys, the money earned is barely enough to survive on.
Foto: Christopher Herwig - Kod 9266