Emelda Collins plods on with modest salted fish enterprise

By Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett

Emelda Collins belongs to that hardy breed of Guyanese women who understand only too well that life can sometimes be a prolonged struggle and that survival means waging that struggle on a sustained basis.

At 61, she is a survivor, though she understands only too well that there are no guarantees to the continuity of that condition. Every day life throws up another challenge and Collins has grown to understand that there is no option to overcoming those challenges and moving on. “You can’t do one thing in this country and survive,” she says. Collins salts and dries fish, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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