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Gojra is about 30 miles from Faisalabad, Pakistan, and is a part of the Toba Tek Singh District of the Punjab District.

It was established in 1896 and is known for it's cultivation of cash crops. It's also a renowned center for eye surgery and has a high concentration of Christians.

These are pictures of local buffalo farmers as well as squatters, who set-up camps on any open land they can find.

While majority of people here are poor, they are very hard working and a proud people.

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A Mosque in the town of Gojra, Pakistan. © Irfan Rydhan


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Shoveling Buffalo manure, which is used as fertilizer for farmers. © Irfan Rydhan


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A young boy playing outside his neighborhood near a pile of garbage. © Irfan Rydhan


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A delivery man.


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A young woman and child hanging out on the roof of a home. Many homes in Pakistan have the phrase 'MashAllah' (expression of appreciation to God) in arabic placed on the outside of their homes. © Irfan Rydhan


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Squatters, without permanent homes. © Irfan Rydhan


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