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Case Study: Chinese Recycling Firm Creates Jobs while Cleaning Up Lusaka

One of the Dumpsites in Lusaka, a source of job creation for women. Photo by Derrick Silimina.

Isabel Tembo, a mother of 2, wakes up every morning and heads to a local dumpsite in Zambia’s capital – Lusaka to join several other jobless women who pick through piles of garbage to collect plastic bottles for sale.

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