Photographer, Jason Florio: Women harvesting the rice, The Gambia, West Africa

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© Jason Florio

January 2013: Kaur, The Gambia, West Africa. Members of the Santa Yalla kaffo (group) take a moment between harvesting rice from the fields, which are irrigated by the River Gambia. They are paid 30 Gambian Dalasis a day (80 US cents).

Taken whilst on the ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1000km source-sea African odyssey

Check out more from Jason Florio’s new series of images ‘River Gambia’ on his website: floriophoto.com