David Okello mending a gumboot. This is his trade and his charges range between Shs.500 and Shs.1,000 depending on the size of the damage on the gum boot. He says on average, he makes Shs,50,000 every market day since many people bring their gumboots to be mended
Women selling greengram one of the legumes famous among the Indians. The women use plastic containers which take up to two and half kilograms of content but sell them at the price of one kilogram of content making them to inadvertently donate one and half kilograms to the buyers.
Women selling tamarind a traditional fruit in Teso Region used to sweeten millet porridge when there is no sugar as well as adding taste to millet bread. Tamarind is one of the fruits that are disappearing in the region because the tree is slowly getting wiped out by charcoal burners.
Women selling cassava in basins at the market. The women still use unorthodox measurements such as basins instead of weighing scales to measure the items they are selling in the market. Asked how many kilograms are contained in the basin, none of them seems to know exactly the quantity of cassava they are selling
Men enjoying lunch in a makeshift restaurant inside Ongiio market. Here they do not use tables or chairs to sit on but they assemble bricks which act as tables and the feasting continues.
Women cooking food outside the market. The women use the makeshift huts as restaurants where they sell food but they have never bothered to improve their business environment by setting up permanent kitchens and washrooms for customers to enjoy the ambiance.