Please read this amazing blog post by author and humanitarian Ruth Goring. 

In July I was privileged to tour Medellín’s Moravia neighborhood, constructed over a city dump. The original residents were garbage pickers, & some of them still live there. The dump itself has been built up into a grassy park with flower plantings, a large greenhouse (for flowers only, as the soil is too toxic to […]

via Rocks & drips: Colombia Chronicles 2 — Ruth Goring