Friday, September 4, 2009

Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty

VOAVideo: Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty

When Briton Jane Walker first saw children rummaging through trash heaps while on a trip to the Philippines in 1996, she decided to do something about it. Employing about 100 people, Walker helps improve the lives of thousands of children and their families who otherwise would be forced to eke out a living, picking through Manila's garbage dumps. Jennifer Glasse reports.

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