Ismah Muwanguzi mixes Nile perch offcuts with a log at Gaba landing on Lake Victoria in Kampala, Uganda. Due to limited fish trade during the coronavirus restrictions, Muwanguzi will salt and dry the offcuts under the sun to preserve them for exporting.
Valentine Chipanga, left, takes a photo of Monica Mushaya modeling an outfit to post on social media in Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe. Mushaya, an accountant, launched an online boutique in 2014 and sells clothing to her followers on social media.
Kanesamoorthy Theeban, left, explains a technical skill to apprentice Thiyagaraja Sutharsan in Cheddikulam, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. Theeban has operated an auto repair shop out of his home since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Jhonatan Almao, right, who is learning the skills to be a florist from Marcia Veliz, left, holds a bouquet in Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Almao, who immigrated from Venezuela in 2020, says all flowers have different meanings and are used for special occasions, to ingratiate, or to ask for forgiveness.
From left, Rasalingam Mohanraj, Rasarathinam Vinotharan and Sagadevan Saruksan dig a well with a machine in Cheddikulam, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. Since the groundwater level is low, workers dig borewells at a depth of 100 feet as an alternative to ordinary wells for agricultural needs.
Kanthasamy Kugasanth paints cement sculptures in Pandatharippu, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Kugasanth, who has worked as a painter for over two years, says his employment has been affected by lockdowns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Manokaran Chandrakala weaves a blanket at a handloom training center in Cheddikulam, Vavuniya district, Sri Lanka. The center, run by the Department of Industries, trains young women to make such goods as garments, towels and blankets in an effort to provide employment opportunities and to boost production in rural areas.
Muthu Velumani adjusts his field’s boundaries in Cheddikulam, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. Due to the monsoon in the northern part of the country, he had to reconstruct his paddy before he could sow the field.
From left, Pasith Pasarath, bottom, Jeyanthan Maheesan, top, and Immanuel Anthonithas collect straw in Adampan, Mannar district, Sri Lanka. The farmers will store the straw to feed cows during the upcoming rainy season.
Anran Yogarasa Sakayapuspam packs lime paste in Periyavilan, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The paste, a mixture of calcium oxide and water, is a household ingredient and is often combined with betel nut to produce a popular stimulant.
Mubiana Kalimukwa makes brooms out of grass in Kanyama township, Lusaka, Zambia. Kalimukwa says he brings grass from his home village of Mwinilunga, in North-Western Province, about 850 kilometers (528 miles) from Lusaka.
Dhanabalasingam Gunanathan, left, and Erampu Sivanesarasa extract fish from a net at Kakkaithivu, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Sivanesarasa says since the sea mother gives them great wealth, the coronavirus does not affect his business.
Emergency rescue personnel and firefighters extinguish a fire in Erdenebulgan, Arkhangai province, Mongolia. They conducted the 10-day Khangai-21 Disaster Response Exercise in response to increasing seismic activity.