Tag Archives: extreme poverty

The Favela of Rio

fa·ve·la fəˈvelə/ noun a Brazilian shack or shanty town; a slum. Meet Rosemary and see her life in Favela!

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“The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown

For my readers. . . .  .* * * * *  This is a wonderful story, wonderfully written.  Brown’s descriptive writing in this nonfiction narrative story includes  word pictures of the Dust Bowl, the Depression, Germany as Hitler began taking … Continue reading

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Hidden Reason for Poverty

Places where International Justice Mission (IJM)  Serves  Next week, Pope Francis will come to America.  He is scheduled to talk about the extreme refugee problem and suggest what the  the United States’ part should be in providing for these desperate … Continue reading

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End Bonded Labor in Pakistan

  Forced or bonded labor is the hook to get desperately poor people of the world in a trap of debt.  It is similar to indentured servitude  in our history, but different as the laborer never is able to repay … Continue reading

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