Scrappers: 15 Photos of Life on a Landfill

A boy sits on an old sofa in a garbage dump.

Many Compassion-assisted families make their living on the garbage dumps. They don’t have much, but they do have determination, grit and enormous courage to do anything in order to provide for their families.

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The Extreme Jobs of People in Poverty

A man underwater, wearing a swim mask and a flashlight strapped to his head.

People living under the international poverty line go to extreme measures to earn a living. Often they have few to no safety nets — figuratively or literally. Meet four people in Asia who do extreme jobs to feed their families. Though their occupations are harsh, they can teach us the dignity of work and the beauty of sacrificing to care for your loved ones.

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