Dandora dumpsite reached it maximum capacity in 2001, but nowadays still tons of garbage are dumped there. Thousands of people depend for their daily living on the dumpsite. Margret Njeri Kamau: ‘I collect plastic bags to sell. What makes me happy about this job is that I can buy some flour and sugar, and don’t have to buy on credit in the shop.’ But health is a big problem here. When you fall sick, you wait either to heal or to die. Samwel Goko, chairman of Dandora dumpsite: ‘The government should take us seriously. We are also part of Kenya’s economy’. Your reporter is Peris Wairimu.