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  • Title:  Migrants in Malaysia's tea estates
  • Description:  Bharat Tea Estate, Cameron Highland, Malaysia: Roopnarayan of age 30 is from Navalparasi, near Bhutval, Nepal. He has been working here for over 2.5 years. He lost half his finger in leaf cutting machine (Plucking machine) in December 2016. At the time, the company paid for his medical expense, which was later deducted from his salary once he received insurance from the government. "I paid NPR 1,40,000 to manpower to come and work here. I am only able to ear about 800-900 MYR/month. Here you have to buy your own equipment, which cost 3000 MYR. I had to buy it twice as my first one was spoilt. They charged me an extra 1000 MYR because the machine got spoilt. They deduct the money of the equipment from my salary every month until they have collected the entire amount." "I dont like it here. I will not return once i go back in June 2017". Roopnarayan is married and has 2 kids. His son 6 and daughter is 3. She has hardly seen her father. He sends money home as and when he can.
  • Credits:  Mithilaaa Jariwala/Majority World
  • Keywords:  bangladeshi, boots, cameron highlands, equipment, insurance, machine, malaysia, migrant, migration, nepali, tea estate, workers
  • Added:  Mar 28, 2017
  • Created:  Jan 10, 2017
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  • Photographer:  Mithila Jariwala
  • Owner:  Mithila Jariwala
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Migration for foreign employment has become a major source of income for a many Nepali households. Almost half of the Nepali households have at least one member working abroad. During the fiscal...

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  • Description: Bharat Tea Estate, Cameron Highland, Malaysia: Roopnarayan of age 30 is from Navalparasi, near Bhutval, Nepal. He has been working here for over 2.5 years. He lost half his finger in leaf cutting machine (Plucking machine) in December 2016. At the time, the company paid for his medical expense, which was later deducted from his salary once he received insurance from the government. "I paid NPR 1,40,000 to manpower to come and work here. I am only able to ear about 800-900 MYR/month. Here you have to buy your own equipment, which cost 3000 MYR. I had to buy it twice as my first one was spoilt. They charged me an extra 1000 MYR because the machine got spoilt. They deduct the money of the equipment from my salary every month until they have collected the entire amount." "I dont like it here. I will not return once i go back in June 2017". Roopnarayan is married and has 2 kids. His son 6 and daughter is 3. She has hardly seen her father. He sends money home as and when he can.
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