Life in the slums of Manila
• Life in the slums of Manila
60% of the population of the Philippines lives in slums. Pass them was impossible.
Average housing in the slums of Manila - a shack made of sheet iron. Those who are richer put their house out of bricks. Shanty towns are often side by side with the business areas and thus may extend for many kilometers.
Centralized water supply and sanitation is not here, but in some places electricity is present.
Surprisingly, many of the streets in the slum areas are paved and have a semblance of sidewalks.
A lot has its own transport.
In some places in the mountains of dirt and debris operate rides and playgrounds.
be sure someone is looking for something in the garbage each. In this case, all very cheerful and cry out for mercy.
In this dump try to maintain cleanliness.
a car wash.
Note homemade pump.
Local try hygiene - there is no smell bomzhatiny, all go to clean washed clothes. Externally, the people here are no different from residents of wealthy neighborhoods.
The whole life of slum dwellers runs to see, because it is very interesting for all to observe and photograph color. Although it is quite difficult, as a white man with a camera he immediately becomes the object of attention.
- Mister, pikchur! (Bro, sfotkatsya me!)
Family cleans stationery knives some vegetables.
The man repairs a fan
The girl catches on the head elder sister fleas.
Father mows daughter nails.
Women play "Bingo".
Children frolic in the playground.
to play basketball.
Hybrid billiards and air hockey.
And so on.
At the moment that I was born and raised here. The probability of this event is high enough - in such circumstances, lives more than a billion inhabitants of the earth.