We have poor and rich people in Šuto Orizari. This is an example of a rich man’s house. This is one of the richest people in Šuto Orizari. He is dealing in textiles. He imports material from China, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. He employs about ten people.
And this is a street where poor Roma live.
Most Roma do not live in blocks but in small houses.
This is one of the places where the young people play football, basketball and table tennis in their free time. In Šuto Orizari we have three sports grounds like this. This is not enough for all of Šuto Orizari.
Here we can see a typical Roma wedding. People are dancing to the music of a brass band. The house in the upper picture is made from corrugated iron. It has been there since 1963. At that time there was a terrible earth quake in Skopje. These containers were donated by the United States. Some people still live in them.
In our community most of the people are Muslims …In our community most of the people are Muslims …
… but there are also Christians. This is one of the places where the Christians go to pray.