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'No smile' © by Dennis Bautista This photo was taken at an abandoned dump site in Navotas City. And although this dump site has long been abandoned by the city government, many families were still living around and in the area, trying to scavenge whatever things they could, for them to survive.

'No smile' © by Dennis Bautista This photo was taken at an abandoned dump site in Navotas City. And although this dump site has long been abandoned by the city government, many families were still living around and in the area, trying to scavenge whatever things they could, for them to survive.

Pulitzer Prize - Kevin Carter. How are such pictures possible in our world of exuberant prosperity? We are just too good in closing our eyes.

Pulitzer Prize - Kevin Carter. How are such pictures possible in our world of exuberant prosperity? We are just too good in closing our eyes.

The 10 million street children of India is 10% of the world's total and despite efforts by the government and many NGOs, the number does not diminish or their plight grow better. The film Slumdog Millionaire evokes a powerful vision of the both the dangerous predators that lurk seeking to exploit the children as well as an insight into the random violence that may set a child on the path of homelessness

The 10 million street children of India is 10% of the world's total and despite efforts by the government and many NGOs, the number does not diminish or their plight grow better. The film Slumdog Millionaire evokes a powerful vision of the both the dangerous predators that lurk seeking to exploit the children as well as an insight into the random violence that may set a child on the path of homelessness

Mary Ellen Mark's photography is not only eye opening but it brings you to tears. THIS is what I would like to do. Open the eyes of the people that sit in their homes and have never been to another country and really see what poverty is.

Mary Ellen Mark's photography is not only eye opening but it brings you to tears. THIS is what I would like to do. Open the eyes of the people that sit in their homes and have never been to another country and really see what poverty is.

The language of friendship is not words but meanings." ~Henry David Thoreau       ....No shinies, only shining spirits!

The language of friendship is not words but meanings." ~Henry David Thoreau ....No shinies, only shining spirits!

“Let not the fierce Sun dry one tear of pain before thyself hast wiped it from the sufferer’s eye. But let each burning human tear drop on thy heart and there remain, nor ever brush it off, until the pain that caused it is removed.”  HP Blavatsky

“Let not the fierce Sun dry one tear of pain before thyself hast wiped it from the sufferer’s eye. But let each burning human tear drop on thy heart and there remain, nor ever brush it off, until the pain that caused it is removed.” HP Blavatsky

I love this little old woman as she smiles into her hand. TBH0027 copy.jpg by Banhup Teh Photography, via Flickr

I love this little old woman as she smiles into her hand. TBH0027 copy.jpg by Banhup Teh Photography, via Flickr

Una sonrisa siempre es bella.

Una sonrisa siempre es bella.

7 year old Sonson Pierre sits in knee deep mud outside his family's flooded home in Gonaives

7 year old Sonson Pierre sits in knee deep mud outside his family's flooded home in Gonaives

We cry..hope...pray....but human do the first thing first to kill us....than help us.....

We cry..hope...pray....but human do the first thing first to kill us....than help us.....

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