Broom Makers Of Manito

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12 Apr 2013 15:00

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found in the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihoods of the people in this isolated area is making soft brooms, which usually sell for 20 to 150 pesos. Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (1 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A woman weaving broomcorn grasses.


Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft broom and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (2 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A woman weaving broomcorn grass to make a soft broom. Soft brooms are the oldest form of cleaning / sweeping tool used around the world.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (3 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A woman weaving broomcorn grasses to make a soft broom.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (4 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
12 Apr 2013

A woman displaying her soft broom products outside their house.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (5 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A woman selling her soft broom products around the streets of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (6 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A woman selling her soft broom products around the streets of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (7 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

A tricycle with soft broom products.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (8 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

People and tourists purchasing soft brooms of Manioto, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (9 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
12 Apr 2013

Broomcorn grasses are dried outside the houses of the villagers of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (10 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

After harvesting, broomcorn grasses are left to dry on the dirt roads of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (11 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

After harvesting, broomcorn grasses are left to dry on the dirt roads of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (12 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

After harvesting, broomcorn grasses are left to dry on the dirt roads of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (13 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

After harvesting, broomcorn grasses are left to dry on the dirt roads of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (14 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

After harvesting, broomcorn grasses are left to dry on the dirt roads of Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (15 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
12 Apr 2013

Broomcorn grasses are abundant in Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.

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Broom makers of Manito, Albay (16 of 16)
Manito, Albay, Philippines
By Sherbien Dacalanio
13 Apr 2013

Broomcorn grasses are abundant in Manito, Albay.

Broomcom (Sorghum Vulgare) is a variety of upright grass mostly found on the mountainous area of Manito, Albay. One of the major livelihood of people in this far flung area is making soft brooms and they sell each broom from 20 pesos to 150 pesos.

Soft brooms made from broomcorn grasses are the oldest form of cleaning and sweeping tool used around the world.

Manito, Albay is around 15 hours away from Manila, capital of Philippines.