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Paths of Hope: Livelihoods in Three Caribbean Communities of Costa Rica

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from the Development Communications Workshop Collection
by Franco Sacchi, Charles K. Mann, Mary M. Jirmanus
color, 39 min & 51 min of extras, 2010

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This film provides insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by families in three contrasting communities in Costa Rica. Developed for an innovative teaching collaboration between Southern New Hampshire University and EARTH University, the film looks at key community economic development issues as seen by the region's residents, by EARTH University students working in the communities, and by experienced University faculty.

The DVD includes seven special features to deepen understanding:
Faculty Perspectives on the Communities (11 mins)
Education (6 mins)
Youth (6 mins)
El Carmen Norte (5 mins)
Student Community Experience (8 mins)
Pineapples and Sustainability (10 mins)
EARTH University Overview (5 mins)

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