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Living on One Dollar a Day


Living on One Dollar a Day

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Four American college students attempt to understand the realities of poverty by trying to live on $1 a day in rural Guatemala.  Students rely on fellow indigenous poor to learn adaptive strategies, and emphasize how planning, budgeting, and cooperation are keys to survival.  Includes instructive videos interviewing poor individuals and families.
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 13, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 26, 2013
Submitter: michael miller
Keywords: microbanking, poverty, rural poor, Guatemala


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Accessiblity Information Available: no
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