Stories: Kayayo: Making the Most of Poverty: kayayo_new-3

A Kayayo girl sweats after running after a car, hoping that the passengers would pay her to carry their bags in Kumasi, Ghana. Kayayo means {quote}porter{quote}, and is the term used for the thousands of girls and women who migrate from barren, northern Ghana to find work in southern cities.

A Kayayo girl sweats after running after a car, hoping that the passengers would pay her to carry their bags in Kumasi, Ghana. Kayayo means "porter", and is the term used for the thousands of girls and women who migrate from barren, northern Ghana to find work in southern cities.