As a volunteer in the US Peace Corps I lived in Vumari Village, in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania for 2 years. During time there I became close friends with many villagers who invited me into their homes and shared their lives and traditions with me.
The images in this gallery document the time we spent together, the lives they live, the every day struggle to exist.
Please click on any image to see it larger. The images are meant to be viewed large and a lot of the meaning is in the small details.