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In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground

In world’s poorest slums, landfills and polluted rivers become a child’s playground

A girl plays with her brother as they search for usable items at junkyard near the Danyingone station in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar, in 2012. Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters Worldwide, more than 340,000 children under age 5 died from diarrheal diseases in 2013 due to a lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene. That’s 1,000…

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Payatas scavengers living on Manila’s waste

Payatas scavengers living on Manila’s waste

The scavengers eke out a living collecting and selling metal and plastic scrap to dealers. In the Payatas district, they earn between 100 pesos and 300 pesos ($2 to $6) a day. It is less than the minimum wage, but better than nothing.

Payatas scavengers living on Manila’s waste

Payatas scavengers living on Manila’s waste

Greenfire brings ways to clean the pullotants out of these landfills for the benefit of these acavengers. Thier nomadic lives have found a continuation of the poor lifestyle. Greenfire can turn the poverty into prosparity.  http://greenfirefunding.com/  Sanitation workers and scavengers pick their way through the refuse of the landfill in the Payatas district of Quezon…

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Children Survive Scavenging Waste

Children Survive Scavenging Waste

We assumed that this was usually a problem found in developing countries without the funds or skills to provide adequate solutions. That was until we started working within the EU, in Romania, which lacks neither of these, but where children still live and work on dumps.

Children Survive Scavenging Waste

Children Survive Scavenging Waste

Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.1     Greenfire would like to share this tale about Small Steps Project. The life of Children of the Landfill is unimmagiably hard. It is good to see that the awareness of this harsh reality is expanding.    By Amy Hanson from Small Steps Project Last week a…

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Dying in silence Suffering of Syrian children at its worst millions under attack says UNICEF

Dying in silence Suffering of Syrian children at its worst millions under attack says UNICEF

There are now nearly 6 million Syrian children suffering from the perils of war, including hundreds who were killed, maimed or recruited to fight in 2016, the worst year on record for Syrian children, a UN watchdog has said. “The depth of suffering is unprecedented. Millions of children in Syria come under attack on a…

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Children refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma

Children refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma Some hid in rice fields, others ate only leaves while making the long journey by foot across the border into Bangladesh. New arrivals are grateful for whatever support they can find [Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters] Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh – Outside this town by the Bay of Bengal, we kept bumping into…

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Slumscapes: How the world’s five biggest slums are shaping their futures

Slumscapes: How the world’s five biggest slums are shaping their futures

Slumscapes: How the world’s five biggest slums are shaping their futures | Reuters Slumscapes: How the world’s five biggest #slums are shaping their futures Students attend the morning parade at a school in Kenya’s Kibera slums in capital Nairobi, September 21, 2015. Kenya’s president on Sunday urged teachers who have been on strike for about…

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Uganda to shut down Zuckerberg-funded schools – CNN.com

Uganda to shut down Zuckerberg-funded schools – CNN.com

They are profit making enormously http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/25/africa/uganda-schools-zuckerberg-gates/ africa, Uganda to shut down Zuckerberg-funded schools – CNN.com Uganda’s High Court has ordered Bridge International Academies, which is funded by the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, to shut down their 63 schools. Curated from Uganda to shut down Zuckerberg-funded schools – CNN.com What kind of business…

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Street kids struggle for survival in Kenya

Street kids struggle for survival in Kenya

Street kids struggle for survival in Kenya   By AFP There is no official figure on the number of homeless children in Kenya, a sign of the lack of interest by Kenyan authorities of the problem. Ragged, hungry and rejected by society, thousands of street children abandoned by nearly all live in the Kenyan capital…

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