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Survive on Garbage

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7 year old Jasmine collects rubbish from a steaming rubbish tip on a cold winter morning. She earns money to support her family by scavenging for items on the Kajla rubbish dump. It is one of three landfill sites in this city of twelve million people. Around 5,000 tonnes of garbage are dumped here each day and over a thousand people work among the rubbish, sorting through the waste and collecting items to sell to retailers for recycling.

Photographer: GMB Akash, Bangladesh