This metal worker spends his day in his shop, hand making lantern shades and other decorative metal shapes.
He was more than happy to have his photograph taken, for just 10 dirham.
An excerpt from an article on menafm.com :
Morocco- Households’ average monthly income at MAD5,300
Morocco Business News – 02/07/2009
(MENAFN – Morocco Business News) The average monthly income of Moroccan households stands at about MAD 5,300, a figure that hides flagrant discrepancies between the city and the countryside, MAD 6,100 and MAD 3,900 respectively, and between social classes themselves.
According to a survey conduced by the High Commission for Planning (HCP), about 20% of households have a monthly income of less than MAD 1,930, 40% less than MAD 2,892, 60% less than MAD 4,227 and 80% less than MAD 6,650.