A view over the city of Kumbo with the tower of the cathedral. Kumbo ist a small town and the centre of the Nsoland.
Kumbo is a market place with farmers coming from the whole region and selling their products. The soil is fertile and high quality fruits and vegetables are gown here.
The market place is an arena for teaching, learning and education of the children. Children observe their families and are send out to run small errands.
Moreover farmer women offer their products along the road side.
Life is usually in the open area, where family members and neighbors meet and work.
Women have a heavy workload and do most of the farmwork. This
woman caries her farm products home as well as her baby.
This young woman prepares a traditional green vegetable, which has a bitter taste. Chickens are attached with strings so that they cannot run away.
Three local assistants test children in individual session - yet there
are always observers around.