Local man looks across the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. The dumpsite was establised in 2008 to ease the pressure on the old Kibarani dumping ground, and has become an eyesore and health hazard to those living around it. The dumpsite was originally set up as a temporary measure but has never been closed down. 

Local man looks across the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. The dumpsite was establised in 2008 to ease the pressure on the old Kibarani dumping ground, and has become an eyesore and health hazard to those living around it. The dumpsite was originally set up as a temporary measure but has never been closed down. 

 Informal settlement, Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Many people and families live on the dumpsite living off food scraps and collecting recyclable material to generate an income.

Informal settlement, Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Many people and families live on the dumpsite living off food scraps and collecting recyclable material to generate an income.

 Michael sorts brown cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Through the Danish TV project and Action Aid, Michael received recycling training and now recycles brown boxes which provides an income to support his family and send his older children to school. “Life was very hard, before the trainings with ActionAid. We would scavenge and survive on food from the garbage to feed my family of 7 children.”   

Michael sorts brown cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Through the Danish TV project and Action Aid, Michael received recycling training and now recycles brown boxes which provides an income to support his family and send his older children to school.
“Life was very hard, before the trainings with ActionAid. We would scavenge and survive on food from the garbage to feed my family of 7 children.”

 

 Michael’s children photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016.    

Michael’s children photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

 

 Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

 Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

 Khadija and her baby sister photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael wants to earn more through recycling to feed his children and to have enough money to provide for them when they get sick.

Khadija and her baby sister photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael wants to earn more through recycling to feed his children and to have enough money to provide for them when they get sick.

 Michael’s son plays on the collected cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael recycles and sells brown cardboard but if the cardboard is wet it won’t be collected and he can’t sell it. He needs a shelter to store the cardboard and increase his income.

Michael’s son plays on the collected cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael recycles and sells brown cardboard but if the cardboard is wet it won’t be collected and he can’t sell it. He needs a shelter to store the cardboard and increase his income.

 Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016

Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016

 Local man looks across the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. The dumpsite was establised in 2008 to ease the pressure on the old Kibarani dumping ground, and has become an eyesore and health hazard to those living around it. The dumpsite was originally set up as a temporary measure but has never been closed down. 
 Informal settlement, Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Many people and families live on the dumpsite living off food scraps and collecting recyclable material to generate an income.
 Michael sorts brown cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Through the Danish TV project and Action Aid, Michael received recycling training and now recycles brown boxes which provides an income to support his family and send his older children to school. “Life was very hard, before the trainings with ActionAid. We would scavenge and survive on food from the garbage to feed my family of 7 children.”   
 Michael’s children photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016.    
 Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 
 Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 
 Khadija and her baby sister photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael wants to earn more through recycling to feed his children and to have enough money to provide for them when they get sick.
 Michael’s son plays on the collected cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael recycles and sells brown cardboard but if the cardboard is wet it won’t be collected and he can’t sell it. He needs a shelter to store the cardboard and increase his income.
 Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016

Local man looks across the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. The dumpsite was establised in 2008 to ease the pressure on the old Kibarani dumping ground, and has become an eyesore and health hazard to those living around it. The dumpsite was originally set up as a temporary measure but has never been closed down. 

Informal settlement, Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Many people and families live on the dumpsite living off food scraps and collecting recyclable material to generate an income.

Michael sorts brown cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Through the Danish TV project and Action Aid, Michael received recycling training and now recycles brown boxes which provides an income to support his family and send his older children to school.
“Life was very hard, before the trainings with ActionAid. We would scavenge and survive on food from the garbage to feed my family of 7 children.”

 

Michael’s children photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

 

Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

Michael’s daughter Khadija photographed at Digirikani Primary School, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. 

Khadija and her baby sister photographed on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael wants to earn more through recycling to feed his children and to have enough money to provide for them when they get sick.

Michael’s son plays on the collected cardboard on the Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016. Michael recycles and sells brown cardboard but if the cardboard is wet it won’t be collected and he can’t sell it. He needs a shelter to store the cardboard and increase his income.

Mwakirunge dumpsite, Mombasa County, Kenya. June 2016

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