CHILD REFUSE - Landfill In Nicaragua

Interview by Paolo Marchetti

The Chureca landfill. Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011

 

The Chureca landfill. Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011

 

Rigoberto Ernandez, 11 years old at the Chureca landfill in Managua. He started to work in the landfill 3 years ago with his mother and his sister. May, 2011

 

The Chureca landfill, Managua. There are 215 million working children aged 5 to 17 years, of these 115 million are involved in the worst forms of child labor.

 

In the Chureca landfill, Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011

Maria, seven years old, holds flowers that she just found in rubbish. In the Chureca landfill, Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011

 

Ricardo Javier and Carlos Guadamuz, 12 and 14 years old, working with their father in the Chureca landfill. Managua, May 2011.
 

 

In the Chureca landfill, Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011.

Landfill called Chureca, where hundreds of children work, some as young as eight years old. Managua, Nicaragua, May 2011.

 

The Chureca landfill stands next to a small village of shacks where hundreds of families who work daily in the landfill live. Managua, Nicaragua. May 2011. Chureca stands next to a small village of shacks where they live hundreds of families who work daily in the landfill.