Smoke rises in a charcoal-making area at this urban poor community in Tondo, the Philippines. The unemployment rate is high and people are forced to settle for high-risk jobs such as in dumpsites or charcoal factories to provide for their families. Workers earn about P60($1.37) a day to feed a family of 5 or more. (image by Iver Aldas)
Smoke rises in a charcoal-making area at this urban poor community in Tondo, the Philippines. The unemployment rate is high and people are forced to settle for high-risk jobs such as in dumpsites or charcoal factories to provide for their families. Workers earn about P60($1.37) a day to feed a family of 5 or more.
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