Cambodia: A life on the margins

A life on the margins – www.phnompenhpost.com, June 24, 2011
[Thanks to Danny for pointing this out.]
…Twenty kilometres out along National Road Six, there is a small village known only half jokingly by local NGOs as “Siem Reap’s dirty little secret”: a ramshackle slum built around the rim of a one-acre pit filled daily with garbage from the city.
More than 140 children and countless adults queue up alongside a column of garbage trucks each day, scraping a living by picking bottles and plastic out of the waste they deposit…

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