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Her name is Shilpy, she is 22 year old. Her home town is Rangpur, she is staying in Dhaka from her childhood. She is living here for the last 6/7 years. She is staying here with her grandmother, 2 children, and her husband. She is collecting waste material (in Bangladesh we call them Tokai) from the street and sells it. On this day we were invited to sit inside their tent, where she was cooking fish, rice and vegetables on a small can fire. She offered Sét some fish he ate. Later that day, she came to us and took us to meet her children of 2 and 5 years, who were on daycare / public school before. Also she let us meet her husband. On our goodbye, she offered me her ring as a present.

Photography by Martijn Crowe

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