The tailspin of routinely traveling through heat, smog, and the crush on the street for hours on end is to be a part of the terrible pilgrimage that is Metro Manila.
These are photos of the children of people who migrated from the countryside to Manila, hoping to find work and looking for a better life.
The prolonged displacement due to the 2008 armed conflict in Central Mindanao caused a silent nutrition emergency to surface. By April 2011, 32,770 children under 5 years old were screened for acute malnutrition and given supplies of multi-micronutrient powders while 388 children were treated for severe acute malnutrition.
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