Liberian typing teacher Sylvester Yangbae, left, looks over the work of a young student, as another teacher looks on. Photo by Nicolas Colombant.
Liberian typing teacher Sylvester Yangbae, left, looks over the work of a young student, as another teacher looks on. Photo by Nicolas Colombant.
The Typist
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In the struggling west African country of Liberia, a lot of commerce is done informally. That even includes teaching and vocational training, which is now sold on the streets there, just like oranges, cold water, and sandals. Nico Colombant sat down with a typing teacher, Sylvester Yangbae, who runs an outdoor school on the steps of an abandoned building in the dilapidated capital, Monrovia.
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