A young boy standing on a pile of not yet burned briks. His parents elder siblings and other family members are struggling with brig fabrication with clay dug right out of the rice patties - ensuring a little money on the short terms, but leaves his generation bad off as the fields has lost ist firtile clay and the forrest is cut down to ensure enough firewood for the brig burning.
Just outside Madagascar capital Antannarivo you find the first brig-making places.
A family project in the central Madagascar - brik making totalt by hand is a tough job. After digging the clay out of the rice paddies and mixing it with lime, the brigs is shaped and put to dry in the sun. Later thet will be burned to ensure long lasting. Firewood from the nearest forrest has to be provided