Part of YourWorldView's Thought for Food Season, Meal of the Day is a short documentary that tells the story of the people directly involved with the production and consumption of pagpag. Pagpag is a Filipino term used to describe leftover foods usually from restaurants and household wastes that are thrown away in dumpsites and collected by rubbish scavengers to be recooked and sold to the poorer population. Pagpag has begun to steadily become almost a staple food for the poor despite the health issues that arises through its consumption. Supported by YourWorldView ( In Cooperation with Young Focus (

Directed by Giselle Santos