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POV | Good Fortune | Wangari Maathai Talks About Development | PBS

Duration: 09:04
Program: POV #2305
Broadcast Date: Jul. 13, 2010

Wangari Maathai is a Kenyan environmental activist who founded the Green Belt Movement, which trains rural women to plant trees, combat deforestation and generate income for impoverished communities. Maathai points out that aid organizations cannot expect communities to change overnight and explains Green Belt's holistic approach to addressing poverty.

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Post Date: July 13, 2011