Photos taken in Bago for BRAC Myanmar - a micro-finance NGO - for their annual report.
A small pottery business in Bago given microfinance assistance by BRAC Myanmar.
Mother and child @ BRAC microfinance meeting
A mother and her child at a BRAC Myanmar microfinance meeting in Bago, Myanmar.
A worker at a small bakery receiving BRAC microfinance in Bago, Myanmar. Most sectors of employment in Myanmar have a minimum working age of 13, but this is pretty consistently ignored.
Small business owner
Part of a series of portraits taken of small business owners recieving BRAC microfinance in Bago.
Women recieving microfinance from BRAC in Bago, Myanmar meet to assess their finances and suitability for a further loan.
Products from a small woodworking business
Products from a small woodworking business in Bago, Myanmar receiving BRAC microfinance. All hand-made and impressively high quality.
Money being counted at a microfinance meeting
Money being counted at a BRAC microfinance meeting in Bago, Myanmar.
Steamy worker at a Bago bakery
A young worker at a small bakery in Bago that recieves BRAC microfinance.
Woodworker at a small business in Bago
A woodworker using a lathe to create intricate wooden pieces exceptionally quickly at a BRAC microfinanced small business in Bago, Myanmar.
Cakes from a microfinanced bakery
Cakes from a BRAC microfinanced bakery in Bago, Myanmar. Delicious!
Praying before a microfinance meeting
Women praying before a BRAC microfinance meeting in Bago, Myanmar.
Mother and baby
Very cute baby at one of the BRAC microfinance meetings in Bago, Myanmar.
Blacksmith and small shop owner
A small business owner in Bago, Myanmar who operates a BRAC microfinanced blacksmith and corner-shop business.
Backyard injection moulding
One of the more surprising small enterprises in Bago, Myanmar that receives BRAC microfinance - an injection moulding business. They create small pots that hold fish sauce and can be found widely across the country.