Documentary Photography by Don Wilson
Fishing has become an integral part of business that is contributing to the rise of economic development in Tanzania. It is an economic mainstay of many parts of rural Tanzania and has also become a popular activity for visitors bringing tourists along the countries coastal regions including rivers and lake regions.
The local Fishermen of Tanzania’s water bodies heavily depend on fishing as a main source of to fund their day to day needs, such as paying rent, children's school fees and health services. It is now a popular alternative to small businesses across the country. During the rainy seasons, Rivers including their tributaries and oceans swell with Fish and many aquatic life, bringing with it an economic stability for Tanzanian families.