Even in belligerent Afghanistan cars need to be washed.
Taking into consideration how seedy and dusty roads in Kabul are, the car wash business here has always remained actual. It also provides more than a hundred Afghan men and boys with at least some money in one of the poorest countries in the world.
These pictures were made in November 2009.
Workers having a break.
Then immediately back to work.
Probably this is a son of one of the car wash workers.
Water to the car wash comes by pumps, that feed it from underground wells.
A worker cleans the inside of a car.
Then chassis washing.
A worker is going to pump some water from wells.
A client sits on a chair and waits.