A view from the top of Moquattam hill of the Zabbaleen area.
Here More than 80.000 people live thanks to the garbage. The 90% are Christian Coptic.
The main street of Moquattam.A woman with children burning garbage.
A boy Inside a building doing door to door collection.
Young plastic worker.
The community inside a Cafeteria, during their break.
A Glass collector infront of his factory in Zabbaleen's area. They recycling the 80% of the rubbish they collect.
The top of Moquattam, here the church of Saint Samaan the Tanner group together thousand of faithful.
Countless fragments of plastic inside a factory in Moquattam. Many Zabbaleen suffer health problems such as hepatitis, throats and breathing problems.
A traditional christian tattoo on the right wrist.
The Zabbaleen community use to tattoo their children with a Coptic cross on the right wrist. The Coptics use the tattoos to point out their Christian identity.
A Zabbaleen collecting garbage in the city in the nightime, looking for useful trash in the bin of a formal dustman.
Inside a plastic factory in Nasser Hill. The Zabbaleen sell these sorted materials to factories that then reuse these products in the creation of new material.
An Old woman in her House. She collect organic rubbish to survive since his husband died with a poisoned needle. A lot of hospital trash were deposed in this area.
Mens getting ready for the prey. Every Sunday more than 5000 people come to attend the Mass.
A Christian ceremony in a temporary tent in the streets of Moquattam.
A young Zabbaleen in a cafeteria.
Members of the coptic community show a traditional religious sheet. They use to wrap babies in this sheet during the baptism ceremony.
A girl plays on the top of Moquattam.
A doll's head in the streets of Moquattam. The children of the community waits at home with their mothers to sort the collected waste.
Among the coptic community tattoos are often used to point out the christian identity. Moquattam, Cairo, 2011.
Cafeteria in Moquattam.
A wedding in Moquattam.
A young boy waves egyptian flag on the top of a pigeon house in Moquattam mountain.