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In this photo: Daily life in Vitas, Tondo or more commonly known as ‘ulingan’. A number of residents have been relocated as the area was recently privatized. But to those who were not eligible, they face more harsh conditions as they try to make ends meet gathering scrap wood and turning them into charcoal.

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In this photo: Vitas, Tondo or more commonly known as ‘ulingan’ has been noticed by media outlets recently due to the graphic nature the area exudes. Daily life consists of a constant inhalation of smoke coming from charcoal production. Middle men buy each sack for a little over $2USD from the producers and sells them to restaurants in downtown Manila. Photo by Veejay Villafranca

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In this photo: Moving out of the dim area of Happyland community in Tondo, a child drags his bicycle out to play with the neighbors. Photo by Veejay Villafranca

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