Index World Press Photo
September 2011 | Edition Fifteen     

The dump is near the Congo river. Across it can be seen the buildings of Kinshasa city. “When I come here, I feel nostalgic, I think about my parents and my friends who stayed over there,” says Makola. “We are always meeting here, it’s an important time to share memories of our country. We are wearing caps because we don’t want to be recognized by our compatriots from Kinshasa”.

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