If you did not have a chance to attend the event, here is the video regarding the award presentation.. ROOTA is mentioned at the minute 20:20 as being short listed out of 450 participants. Thank you to you our supporters who help us serve the marginalized community of the Zabaleen of Egypt. Take a listen.
(Assocciation for the Protection of the Environment) supports the holistic development of the community of garbage collectors in Cairo by providing income generating programs, education and health programs and supporting the empowerment of women.
An award winning documentary that "follows three teenage boys into the trash trade and growing up in the world's largest garbage village on the outskirts of Cairo."
The artist, eLSeed used more than 50 buildings as his canvas to celebrate the Egyptian capital's trash collectors, who are largely viewed as second class citizens.
MARIE ASSAD: Environmentalist and Fighter Against Female Genital Mutilation