In pictures: Somali refugee car washer

Menial work

Ahmed and other Somali refugees say the Yemeni people generally treat him well, but Somalis are an easy target for insults and often the first to be on the receiving end of violence.

Ahmed says it can be difficult getting clients to pay up, and often they only give him a fraction of what was promised.

As well as car washing, Somali migrants can be found doing other casual, menial jobs in Yemen like sweeping the streets, washing dishes or for women working as domestic maids.

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