Sofia Bensadon – BOLIVIA

In the cities of La Paz and El Alto, baked brick is the basic unit of construction. It is manufactured by hand in the Llojeta neighbourhood, where some fifty female brickworkers work.
Within the production chain, the women are primarily responsible for the task of mixing the clay and water, for which they use their feet and shovels.

Sofia Bensadon – BOLIVIA

In the cities of La Paz and El Alto, baked brick is the basic unit of construction. It is manufactured by hand in the Llojeta neighbourhood, where some fifty female brickworkers work.
Within the production chain, the women are primarily responsible for the task of mixing the clay and water, for which they use their feet and shovels.