POV Wangari Maathai, Kenyan Environmentalist
Maathai points out that aid organizations cannot expect communities to change overnight. Details
Episode: Wangari Maathai, Kenyan Environmentalist
Wangari Maathai is a Kenyan environmental activist who founded the Green Belt Movement, which trains rural women to plant trees, combat deforestation and generate income for impoverished communities. In this 2010 interview, Maathai explains Green Belt's holistic approach to addressing poverty. Maathai passed away on Sept. 25, 2011 at the age of 71 after battling ovarian cancer.• Visit the Wangari Maathai, Kenyan Environmentalist webpage
Premiere Date: 07/13/2010
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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