WATCH: BBC World Service: Meat collected from rubbish tips, cleaned, cooked and eaten by the poor.

Thank you BBC World Service for shedding a light to this heart-breaking reality.

MANILA, PHILIPPINES- BBC World Service follows on this report the heartbreaking reality of the people living in Helping Land, Tondo Manila and their daily source of food: recycled meat from trash. Project PEARLS is one of the many NGOs that help in this community. The issue of poverty and malnutrition in the Philippines is complex. However, we can do something to help them.

Project PEARLS Programs Manager, Monica Aclan, also shared the health situation of the children living in the community.



Project PEARLS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the State of California with a Federal Tax Id: 27-2624202.

Project PEARLS is a non-stock, non-profit and non-partisan organization registered under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 6, 2011 with Company Registration Number: CN201109816 and Company Tax Identification Number: 008-060-835-000