Voices Of The Poor

Voices Of The Poor

Streaming Video - 2013
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In the shadow of an increasingly interconnected and globalized economy, many of the world's poor are worse off than ever before. This classic documentary travels to Tanzania, Mali, India, Brazil, and Bosnia to present some practical solutions offered by poor people themselves as they face the challenge of improving their living conditions. Slum residents who have formed community activist groups explain why having sewage systems and permanent housing will improve their ability to get jobs, and microloan recipients discuss their hopes of financing their children's education. "There are the poor, and there are the miserable," says an elderly woman in Brazil. "We are the poor, but we are fighting to rise ...
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2001
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (42 min.) :,sd., col


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