CAPTION: Rajashetty, who contracted polio early in life, is a self-employed blacksmith. He is pictured here working alongside two of his family members. He is a member of his local self-help group (SHG), which has enabled him to draw small loans to invest in his business. LOCATION: Alduru (village), Santhemarahalli (hobli), Chamrajnagar (district), Karnataka (state), India. INDIVIDUAL(S) PHOTOGRAPHED: From left to right: Rajashetty, Bhagya and Basavashetty.
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