residents of a costal village in malabon, north of manila, wade through water and trash to scavenge for recyclable material to sell. images ted aljibe
I feel sorry for my country…sometimes…
animal rights activist protest against meat consumption through a performance to promote vegetarianism during “day without meat” in central barcelona march 20, 2012.
photos albert gea, emilio morenatti
98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well recognized fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living entirely off his monthly state pension of 80 euros and the kindness of others.
This picture made my day…