Collecting well water in Sri Lanka; processing coffee in Mexico; the Mongolian Dance Festival; and more.
Ajanthan Jebanesan, 14, left, and Daksiya Jebanesan, 11, collect water from a public well outside a temple in Mannar, Sri Lanka.
Diego Méndez removes coffee cherry husks with a thresher at a Batzil Winiketik Cooperative warehouse in Tenejapa, Chiapas, Mexico. The cooperative collects organic coffee beans from members and processes them to sell.
Adriana Alcázar González,
Dance group Botgokhon, which means “little camel,” performs at a children’s dance festival in Dalanzadgad, Umnugovi province, Mongolia. More than 450 children participated in the festival, which was held after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jargal Khukhkhaltar spins camel wool into yarn in Erdenet, Orkhon province, Mongolia. The use of camel fiber, a traditional material since ancient times, has drastically decreased in Mongolia, Jargal says. “Now, there is hardly anybody who spins yarn like this.”
Julio César Santacruz Aguilar paints the face of Maximiliano Caporal Jiménez, 9, during Ometochtli Pulque Fest Biocultural, a festival to celebrate agave, part of the region’s cultural identity, in Los Reyes Quiahuixtlán, Tlaxcala, Mexico.
Patricia Zavala Gutiérrez,
Reynald Sanon lifts weights at an outdoor fitness club in Carrefour, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Anne Myriam Bolivar,
Muhindo Jérémie, right, warns Victor Simba about the danger of cassava viruses, which reduce production, and explains how to keep fields virus-free, on Ituri Road in Tshopo, Democratic Republic of Congo.