The El Molo are the smallest ethnic group in Kenya, numbering about 300 people. They live on lava rock of the southeast shore of Lake Turkana. Their dwellings resemble igloos, built from what scrub vegetation of the volcanic wasteland has to offer.
The tiny population fishes the lake for giant Nile perch; occasionally they hunt crocodiles and hippos. The El Molo drink water directly from the lake which brings them many medical problems.
Despite these people suffer badly from lack of food and fresh water, they seldom show desperation in their faces.

See other tribes of Kenya: Kikuyu, Maasai, Samburu, Turkana.

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