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Leper Community In Addis Ababa (20 of...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
By Jonathan Alpeyrie
10 Jul 2007

A 40 year old leper, called Wede Astaleke is being checked by a doctor at the Alert hospital after her operation on her legs in the lepers slum of Northern Addis Ababa July 10, 2007 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Due to her remote birth place, she arrived at the hospital inside the slum too late to escape the amputation, she therefore lost her right leg.

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Leper Community In Addis Ababa (14 of...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
By Jonathan Alpeyrie
09 Jul 2007

The president of the workshop organization is keeping track of his sales from his office inside the lepers slum of Addis Ababa July 9 2007 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Like all the workers at the workshop, he is a leper, with major disabilities in his hands and legs.

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Leper Community In Addis Ababa (15 of...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
By Jonathan Alpeyrie
08 Jul 2007

The second in charge (C), a woman with leprosy is watching for any inperfection in her worker's labor inside the workshop building inside the lepers slum of Northern Addis Ababa July 8 2007 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Each piece made is reviewed by her and some help before it can be sold on the markets or to foreigners.