A glimpse of Shatila

Shatila, what was once a Palestinian refugee camp with a tragic history is now becoming more and more a poor neighborhood of the Lebanese capital. Life goes on nowadays and the streets are bustling with activity. Here is a quick glimpse in pictures of the life in Shatila. 

Children attend a school supported by local NGOs. Education is an important aspect of the lives of these children and as always the most powerful tool for their future.

A man delivers crates of lemons. Shops are scattered in the main streets and there is a lot of commercial activity going on.

A man searches in the garbage to find anything of value.

A young boy working in a bakery with a proud look on his face.