Bangladesh: Born To Work by GB Akash

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Children pick over the surface of the Kajla rubbish dump in search of saleable items, as scavenging birds wait nearby.  The Kajla rubbish tip 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.