This DVD resource visits several rural communities in the Tamil Nadu region of India to examine causes of poverty. These include: the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to services and the plight of women.
The film explores the impacts of rural poverty as well as then providing positive case studies of management strategies used to address them, including: better health and education provision and micro-credit schemes for women.
As well as the 40-minute film, there are extensive teachers’ notes and student activities.The resource links in with many English exam board specifications; for further details, visit the Pumpkin Interactive website.
Below is a clip from the film.
- DVD (£45)
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