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Rig workers… The hands that extract black gold live in misery
Far removed from the routine jobs that we all know and the normal picture of life and far from the over-populated city, we visited the area of the Gulf of Suez to see for ourselves a unique form of employment that requires workers as unique as the job. The journey took hours for us, but as for the workers this journey lasts years, thwarting them from the deep blue sea to dry desert shores. The stories of these workers are an endless tale, as soon as one ends another begins.
Gasoline Street Sellers: A Donkey, A Tank of Gas and A Rough Day’s Work
Picture an old man with two younger boys riding a cracked wooden three-vehicle cart driven by a weak donkey. Moving around the streets of the more impoverished districts in Cairo, the man starts his journey at 7 in the morning. By filling the large metal containers on his carriage, he is now ready to call for the sale of gasoline.
Street Gas Sellers: Legality Won’t Bring Home the Bacon
For a standard home, the supplies for water, electricity and phones are undoubtedly fundamental. But considering the equipments by which no house can go on without, gas cylinders would be necessarily added to the list.
Gas Station Workers: A Closer Look At Helping Hands
Behind each success-story in any field, there are always those forgotten soldiers of the industry. These are the men and women that people just do not hear about, who work in silence and get paid a diminutive amount of money and amazingly enough, never complain.