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Photographer: Jordi Camí
Title: The Zabaleen, Coptic Community in Cairo
Location: Egypt
  

Coptic women sorting garbage in the streets of Mokattam. On the outskirts of Cairo in the middle of Manshiet Nasr neighborhood is located Mokattam settlement known as "Garbage City" is inhabited by Zabbaleen, a community of about 45,000 Coptic Christians living for decades to recycle waste generated by the Egyptian capital: plastic, aluminum, paper and organic waste transformed into compost. Most part of the Association for the Protection of the Environment (APE), an NGO that works in the area, whose objectives are to protect the environment and improve the livelihoods of garbage collectors in Cairo. . El Cairo , Egipt, June 2011.

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