As explained by the photographer, Dan Mueller: “After returning home after school, many children are expected to take care of themselves as their parents work in the fields. Older children in primary school will do house work and take care of the babies. It is a lot of responsibility at a young age.”
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Every week(ish) we’ll feature an interesting, funny, beautiful or otherwise noteworthy photo here. If you have a photo you think might make a good Photo of the Week, throw it in the pool at the Lost Laowai flickr Group and if you’ve got a great caption for it, send that to us as well.