Philippines 1999. Manila. Slum's life

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Philippines. National Capital Region. Manila. Paradise village. A man carries on his shoulders clean potable water in metal buckets. Drinking water or potable water is water pure enough to be consumed or used with low risk of immediate or long term harm. An advertising and a calendar for Boss cigarettes with the body of a woman wearing a bikini is taped on the wooden wall. A laundry with clean clothes is hanging on a rope and drying in the sun. Paradise village has a population of 15'000 people and is a part of Barangay Tonsuya situated on Lettre Road in Malabon. Manila is part of the National Capital Region (NCR) on Luzon island. Manila is the capital of the Philippines and one of the sixteen cities that comprise Metro Manila. Metro Manila is the most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines. © 1999 Didier Ruef