Addis Ababa human ferry addis ababa human ferry

Many Addis Ababa residents are finding themselves in deep water Thursday, thanks to heavy rain that has dumped several inches of precipitation on the city and bad road construction.

According to residents, the authorities’ dug everywhere to show that the country is in the process of constructing roads and economic boom. However, it’s a common scene everywhere in the city and it has been more than a year. However Thursday’s rain causes huge disruption in the city’s busiest areas.

Vehicles and city’s taxi services on halt everywhere, city’s homeless and unemployed youths invented human ferry services to transport locals from one side to the other side of the road. These human ferries cost from 5 to 10 Eth Birr which is equivalent to 25-50 cents.