Brazil becomes antipoverty showcase

Christian Science Monitor
Nov 14, 2008

Stories by: Sara Miller Lana
Photos by: Paulo Rebêlo ( link )

In the arid, impoverished expanse of northeast Brazil, Cumaru is the town no one’s ever heard of. And once you get here, Maria Joelma da Silva’s house is a 20-minute ride beyond where the paved road ends.
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