Among the dead l Manila Philippines

The Philippines capital is one of the most crowded and poorest cities in the world.
the constant crime and violence have made thousands of filipinos seek for an alternative, building their own community and set their home among the dead, In Manila North cemetery.

The majority of the residents are serving as care takers ,cleaning and painting the graves. as exchange, the caretaker will get some small money and the permission from the family of the deceased to live and raise his family in the deceased mausoleum.

More than 4000 filipinos have chosen to start their life where people usually end up theirs.
Take a stroll in the cemetery and you will probably ran into a basketball game,
locals playing cards on the graves or just having karaoke dancing on the graves.