Home…of a sort

It is the norm for construction workers in Cambodia to live on the construction site where they work. Many are workers from provinces who have left family–and homes–behind to come for off-season work in the big city. They have no place to live in Phnom Penh so they live where they work. Here a mother with a 4- or 5-year old son sits on a site where she and her husband work while her toddler son explores the sand piles and paving bricks that will become the building’s courtyard.