Roller Skater Practices at Buenos Aires Park; Children Play Basketball in Mexico; Laborers Dry Paddy in Sri Lanka; and more.
Valentina Mérida practices roller-skating tricks she learned on social media at a park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “I like to skate,” Mérida says, “to be free.”
Children play basketball in Tlamamacan, a Nahua community in Mártir de Cuilapan, Guerrero, Mexico.
Mohammad Baheem, left, and Kamalanandhan Madhivani spread harvested paddy in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Farmers who don’t have enough space to dry paddy often bring their harvest to Jaffna and hire laborers.
Francis Kyamboko chops sugarcane into small pieces for sale at his family’s plantation in Lubero, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Merveille Kavira Luneghe,
Democratic Republic of Congo
Marcela Díaz, left, teaches, from left, Josephine Donten and María Lía Idoyaga during an embroidery workshop in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Díaz uses techniques she learned from Mayan women and her own knowledge to make handicrafts.
Munkhtuul Batkhurel gilds a snuff bottle used for greeting rituals in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Munkhtuul, one of the few female goldsmiths in Mongolia, says she can detail faster than other blacksmiths.
Jorge Fuentes, left, 14, and María González, 17, harvest peanuts in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico.