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GANVIE PEOPLE OF BENIN REPUBLIC

Ganvie is a community built on water with a population of 35,000 members. Their major occupation is fishing. Men do the fishing and women sell.

Community members innovated artificial land on the water so that children can walk. They have a school, clinic and churches. 

Garnvie School Compound

They trade in their canoes on the river. They are also strong on religion; 50% are Christians, 5% Muslims and the rest are Voodoo worshippers.

SOURCE:@egiflora on #Instagram.

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