Manshiyat Naser {Garbage City}

[home to the dedicated Coptic Christians, the economy in Manshiyat naser revolves around the collection and recycling of Cairo's garbage. It lacks infrastructure and many homes have no running water, sewage or electricity. Garbage collectors bring the trash here where it is sorted through in an attempt to retrieve potentially useful items for resale. Above, children show off their tattoos, which mark them as believers in a predominately Muslim nation and symbolize community]

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