The following images are of the Philippine country side. On the island of Luzon, just a couple hours drive south of the capital city of Manila. Most photos were taken in the towns of Tagaytay or Tuy, in the city of Batangas.
Two years ago in the middle of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, Fizza Ahmed became concerned about the needs of the homeless population in San Francisco. Fasting is supposed to teach empathy, and with so many people in need, Ramadan presented a great opportunity to put that empathy into practice.
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