Meet 7 Families That Will Make Your Groceries Blush

The way people ration their food says a lot about our own habits of waste and overconsumption. I didn't think I wasted a ton of food because I always compared myself to people I know. And then I saw these families photographed with what they eat each week. Let's just say this was a wake-up call. My trash bin will be a lot emptier from here on out.

Shahveller, Azerbaijan

Vavuniya, Sri Lanka

Mecha, Ethiopia

Yegeghus, Armenia

London, U.K.

Kaftarkhana, Tajikistan

Gutu, Zimbabwe

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ORIGINAL: By Anna Kramer at Oxfam America. The photographers are (in order of photos) David Levene (Oxfam), Abir Abdullah (Oxfam), Tom Pietrasik (Oxfam), Abbie Trayler-Smith (Panos), Abbie Trayler-Smith (Oxfam), Andy Hall (Oxfam), and Annie Bungeroth (Oxfam).

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