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5,000 Residents Currently Being Evicted From World’s Tallest Vertical Slum by Catalog Wishes

A forced relocation is underway as 1000′s of squatters are moved by authorities out of their residences and the city of Caracas, some of whom have named the infamous half-completed Tower of David home for as long as seven many years. 25 more words

Feelings and lessons after 6 years with Nairobi orphans

Since 2008 I have been a member at a community-based school in Mukuru, a Nairobi slum and since 2010 I have gotten engaged in the processes evolving around the “Kenya Certificate of Primary Education” and around sending children to Secondary Schools in Kenya. 1,487 more words


Slumdog Millionaire

…directed by Danny Boyle (UK)

“A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.” 27 more words


Lenten Reflection

originally published in 1986 Pike Market Ministry (PMM) newsletter

Last Nov, 11 people from PMM went on retreat to Mexico. Many sights and sounds come back to me. 609 more words


Favela on Blast

…directed by Diplo, as Wesley Pentz (USA) and Leandro HBL (Brazil)

“For 20 years, a subculture has emerged in Brazil under society’s radar.   170 more words


July 22: The Tower of David

The Centro Financiero Confianzas is an unfinished skyscraper in the heart of Caracas. Commonly known as “The Tower of David” after its main investory, David Brillembourg, the building has remained untouched by construction crews since the banking crisis of 1994. 718 more words

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