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Why Poverty?

Solar Mamas

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Rafea is 30 years old with four children and a husband who is eager to take a third wife. She is a Bedouin woman living in a small Jordanian village close to the desert. With encouragement from the country's Ministry of Environment, she leaves her village for the first time to go to the Barefoot College in India to train to become a solar-energy engineer.

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Episodes of Why Poverty?8

Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Welcome to the World

Why Poverty?

Welcome to the World

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Welcome to the World

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Education, Education

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Education, Education

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Land Rush

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Land Rush

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

Why Poverty?

Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

Watch Welcome to the World on Wednesday, November 28 at 8p (check local listings)

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Does Being Born Poor Mean You Will Stay Poor?

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? What Does an Education Get You in China?

Why Poverty?

What Does an Education Get You in China?

Watch Education, Education on Wednesday, November 28 at 7p (check local listings)

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What Does an Education Get You in China?

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Animating Poverty Through the Ages

Why Poverty?

Animating Poverty Through the Ages

Watch Poor Us on Tuesday, November 27 at 7p (check local listings)

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Animating Poverty Through the Ages

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Video thumbnail: Why Poverty? Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

Why Poverty?

Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

Watch Land Rush on Tuesday, November 27 at 8p (check local listings)

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Developing Africa's Resources One Displaced Farmer at a Time

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