Zenfolio | David Verberckt | Stone Diggers
Subject of a frantic construction boom, Bangladesh is in acute shortage of sand and gravel for building puposes. The Himalayan rivers in the north of the country are being dug up during the dry season for their quality stones that will be crushed into gravel for the construction sector. Thousands of migrant workers converge to Tamabil and Bholaganj with their entire families to extract and carry stone by hand.

Raw Material

Raw Material

Stone Community

Stone Community

River&Pressure

River&Pressure