Roma families live in a community near the Vardar River under the Kale Fortress in the municipality of Centar, Skopje (the country’s capital). They live in the Polygon settlement with no tenure to the land, in makeshift dwellings they have built out of available materials such as paper, wood, plastic bags, and cardboard. The living conditions in the settlement is poor. In particular, the only water source for the community is a single water pump located far away from the dwellings. The Ministry of Transport and Communication used to own the land on which the settlement is located.