The Tiziano Project | Livelihood

No Friends but the Mountains: Life of the Kurdish Nomad

By Shivan Sito on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

A nomadic Kurdish family raises sheep near the Iranian border, where their pastoral lifestyle is threatened by continued violence.

Making Cakes in Iraqi Kurdistan

By Rasti Brimo on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

After traveling the world, a master pastry chef found his niche in a community that adores his confectionary creations.

Bangladeshi Workers Struggle in Iraqi Kurdistan

By Sahar Hashim on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

A Bangladeshi man came to Iraq in search of a better life. But like others who come from poorer countries in search of opportunity, he finds his new world is not easy.

5 Questions for a Security Guard in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Aug 7, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinasir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a security guard in Mogadishu five questions. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Abdullahi Hassan and I am from the central Galgaduud region of Somalia. How did...

5 Questions for a Teacher in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Aug 2, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinasir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a teacher in Mogadishu five questions. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Bashir Sheikh Ali and I come from the lower Shabelle region. What classes do you...

5 Questions for a Baker in Iraqi Kurdistan

By Dilpak Adam on Jul 30, 2010 | No Comments

Kareem Ibrahim bakes as many as 7000 loaves of bread each day.

5 Questions for a Drug Dealer in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Jul 29, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinasir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a drug dealer in Mogadishu five questions. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Abdullah Sheikh Nor and I come from the middle Shabelle region. What kinds of...

5 Questions for the Manager of the Kurdistan Eye Center

By Sahar Hashim on Jul 29, 2010 | No Comments

Muhammed Barakat's dream was to become a pilot but now he is the manager of the Kurdistan Center for Eyes and takes his job very seriously.

5 Questions for a Gardener in Iraqi Kurdistan

By Bewar Abdullah on Jul 27, 2010 | No Comments

Ismael spends his days coaxing gardens to life in the dry and dusty city.

Brickmakers of Kurachy, Iraq

By Zana A. Mamundy on Jul 13, 2010 | No Comments

Outside Erbil, bricks are still being made as they were thousands of years ago.

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