Although a large majority of Kuwundans live in urban centres, many others live in the country's remote interior. The majority work in agriculture, foresting and mineral extraction and many native Kuwundan tribes such as the Tsuwus and Xolas inhabit rural Kuwundi.
A village on the banks of the Sambwasi River.
Despite its distance from the coast, European settlers still built settlements far inland due to the presence of natural resources and fertile land. These house are in the small town of Ngounga, not far from the town of St. Pieter.
Colonial houses and the St. Jérôme Church in Ngounga.
A cargo ship docks at Kiwali Island on the Sambwasi River to deliver supplies to the local villagers.
Lac Mardi is a small freshwater lake near the town of Sesangwé. Many locals rely on the lake for fishing.
A view of Kiwali Island and the surrounding landscape.