A young boy crouches by an open sewer in a dump workers’ ghetto.

Photos and captions by Toledo Blade Reporter David Yonke.

Photographs from Reporter David Yonke’s trip with International Samaritan to the garbage dump community of Guatemala City were featured in yesterday’s Toledo Magazine.

Click here to view Yonke’s incredible photo montage.

Toledo Blade Reporter David Yonke traveled with a group of student volunteers from St. John’s Jesuit of Toledo to the garbage dump community of Guatemala City this summer. Yonke documented his travels with International Samaritan in a front-page series of articles.

A woman carries her day’s haul in the Guatemala city dump.

Dump workers sort through materials in Guatemala City’s Zone 3.