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A Sign of Life

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Cameroon - Douala - "Here in Africa, we think that in Europe there's so much money that people can pick it from the ground. We don't know that you eat by the sweat of your brow." Twelve years ago, when her now 23-year-old nephew Laura Keutchakeu left Cameroon to complete her studies in France, Emilienne Nana (pictured here) was sad but elated for the 'little baby', whom she had raised since she was a toddler. "France is not for everyone" she keeps on repeating, as if to measure the size of Keutchakeu's accomplishment.