For many ordinary Chinese, to make a living is still not easy, based on several factors such as tough job markets, large population, rising cost of living, changing life style, the internet, influx of migrant workers and the list goes on… If you make a China tour, you will discern plentiful outdated modes of earning a living in China, and the toil and hardship behind all the common people at grass roots. Some people cannot keep pace with the fast changing internet age and stick to the areas where they are familiar and feel comfortable; others favor the traditional way of doing things.
While so-called beauty salons are getting more and more popular, the traditional haircut still has its market demand – retired people, pensioners, low income families who still need the basic simple haircut. Nearly half the barbers are women. Now the female barber gives haircut and grooming.
The site of the travelling salesperson bring us to the old days, to our childhood years. The traveling salesperon is passing through the strees in traditional chinese clothes.
Taking a richshaww and wind through the lanes and streets
Migrant Workers is happily working
A stonemason is working on his products
Carrying the loads of mulberry for sale
A job of Drawing customers
Wooden Buckets Making
Bamboo baskets making