Migingo Island Fishing Community

Migingo Island Fishing Community
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Migingo is a tiny rock island, less than half-an-acre or about half the size of a football field, located in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa and the largest tropical lake in the world.
Although tiny in size, the island is home to 131 people living in crammed huts made of corrugated sheets and wood. Most of island’s inhabitants are fishermen and fish traders. Despite shabby living conditions, Migingo Island boasts of five bars, a beauty salon, a pharmacy as well as several hotels and numerous brothels.
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