It has been nearly a month since Mamadou left Dakar, Senegal with the goal of reaching Brazil. He arrived 10 days ago to the teeming refugee camp in Brasiléia. Here, he holds his prayer beads after an afternoon meal.
Bathrooms at refugee camp, Brasiléia.
Hundreds of migrants from Senegal and Haiti gathered around the governor of Acre, Tião Viana, who travelled to the town of Brasiléia this past Saturday to announce the closing of a refugee camp that first opened in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.