Pha Lomoung, 12 years old. She studies in the morning and helps her family to sort out garbage in the afternoon. She wants to become a cook when she grows up.
Stung Meanchey Municipal Waste Dump in southern Phnom Penh, in Stung Meanchey district. Over 500 children works long hours side by side with some 1500 adults. They all live in the slums surrounding the dump, which covers about 100 acres, or almost 6 hectares. They make less then US$ 1,50 a day