Item description for Faces of Poverty: Life in Gäta, Wälo by Harold Aspen...
This paper tells the story of four families in Gta in South Wlo, a Muslim community in rural Ethiopia with a long history. It depicts their lives during a recent period of drought and famine, where the effects of the killer famine of 1984 are still felt. The story provides a rare glimpse of the human suffering behind the grim statistics of poverty and famine in the country. The stories tell of their trading activities and links with the district town, providing insights into the relationships, tensions, and bonds of reciprocity between urban and rural communities.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.69" Width: 8.27" Height: 0.15" Weight: 0.43 lbs.
Release Date Aug 3, 2006
Publisher Forum for Social Studies
ISBN 1904855709 ISBN13 9781904855705