In Vietnam where begging is prohibited. Everyone is free to work, collect natural herbs and to sell them at the market.
In working men and women occupy the same jobs, women work along side there menfolk, be it shoveling coal or dressmaking.
The Vietnamese people are hard-working, meticulous and conscientious.. The craftsmen work in families and have low wages.
It is often that the craftsmen have to provide for their extended families, and that their children must also work to support the old or those unable to work.