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Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, sits outside his home in Kavre September 4, 2012. According to the Kavre District Health Officer Dr Arjun Prasad Sapkota, about 150 villagers from two to three villages in Kavre district have gone to neighboring India to sell their kidney due to poverty and a lack of awareness in health education.



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Krishna Bahadur Bajagai, 60, who sold his kidney due to poverty, lifts his shirt to show the incision scar from the operation, in Kavre September 4, 2012. Bajagai says he had agreed to sell his kidney, but was later cheated by the broker and did not receive any payment after the operation in India.



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Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, washes his face at his home in Kavre September 4, 2012.
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Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, shows the incision scar from the operation, at his home in Kavre September 4, 2012.
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Krishna Bahadur Bajagai, 60, who sold his kidney due to poverty, takes a break from his work at the side of a road in Kavre September 4, 2012.
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Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, looks in the mirror as he combs his hair at his home in Kavre September 4, 2012.
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Mohammad Khalid (L), Mohammad Ijaz (C) and Liaqat show scars left on their bodies after they sold their kidneys in Bhalwal area of the Sargodha district July 10, 2006. Unlike many parts of the world, including neighbouring India, there is no law in Pakistan banning the trade in organs.
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