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PBS NEWSHOUR

Helping Filipinos find work in the countryside

  • Aired: 01/21/2014
  • 08:29
  • Rating: NR
Many Filipinos move into urban slums or leave their country in search of work. But to help lift his nation out of poverty, economist Antonio Meloto wants to turn its citizens into job generators rather than job seekers. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro profiles Meloto’s efforts to encourage businesses in rural areas.
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Lifting Filipinos out of poverty by growing social entrepreneurship at home
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