The Philippines: From the slums to a model farm | Global 3000

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Almost a third of Filipinos work on farms, but most of them earn very little. Many leave the countryside and end up in urban slums. Rural development programs seek to slow or reverse that trend. Cherrie Atilano runs a farm for former slum-dwellers.

At ‘Enchanted Farm’, each family has a house with running water and electricity. The adults learn new skills, and the children go to school.

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