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Good Fortune

Season 23 Episode 5 | 1h 12m 41s

"Good Fortune" is a provocative exploration of how massive international efforts to alleviate poverty in Africa may be undermining the very communities they aim to benefit. The gripping stories of two Kenyans battling to save their homes from large-scale development present a unique opportunity see foreign aid through eyes of the people it is intended to help.

Aired: 07/13/10

Expired: 09/30/11

Rating: TV-PG

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