I said to Hasan & Husein: "Why do you swim in the canal? The water is filthy."
Hasan said: "We find good stuff here. A plate, or a bowl. Sometimes a metal pipe. We can sell it for 100-200 rupees."
I said: "What do you do with the money?"
Hasan said: "We give it to our mother."
Husein said: "We play dhab."
Hasan said: "We hire a cycle to ride around."
Husein said: "I spend it on Chinese food. I like to eat fried rice everyday."
I said: "But don't you fall ill in that gutter water?"
Husein said: "No, we like it in there. I like being in the water all the time."
Hasan said: "We go and wash up with clean water at the Pump. We wash our clothes too."
Husein said: "Yes, we wash our own clothes."
* Dhab - A gambling game