Friday, January 23, 2009

Photos of children in Manila slum

The Charcoal Children of ManilaEnvironmental Graffiti has heart staggering photos of charcoal children in Philippines, taken by Hartmut Schwarzbach. These photos won UNICEF photo of the year, are beautiful, and unbearable to watch.

Linda McCormick wrote on the post,

“A staggering 40% of Filipinos live in abject poverty. That’s more than 30 million people; almost half the population of the UK. Many of them live in shanty towns in the cities, hoping for a better life…”

(Link) Environmental Graffiti, The Charcoal Children of Manila.

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