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In the capital of the Philippines, a girl who lives in the Manila North Cemetery enjoys drawing in class at the nearby Santa Mesa Heights United Methodist Church. Hundreds of poor families live in the cemetery, inside and between the tombs and mausoleums of the city's wealthy. They are often discriminated against, and many of their children don't go to school because they're too hungry to study and they're often called "vampires" by their classmates. With support from United Methodist Women, KKFI provides classroom education and meals to kids from the cemetery at this church.
- Paul Jeffrey
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- 4706x3075 / 6.6MB
- Contained in galleries
- Manila North Cemetery, Education