A mechanism in which you do good to others without being seen or you can be noticed without asking for help is built naturally through trade ......

Sayaka Ogawa



A customer tells a peddler to hand extra eggplants the customer bought to the next-door old man, and the peddler even tells the customer how to buy cheap. The cultural anthropologist who lived in a tenement in Tanzania for the purpose of investigation misses such a life that money with kindness on it comes and goes. Because it's small change, people take it less serious. From an essay, "The Mechanism To Get Noticed In Tanzania." From "Kouken", November issue.


"November 28,  2018

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"