Ribeirinhos – The struggle of a people – Digital Promise

Ribeirinhos – The struggle of a people

Ribeirinhos – The struggle of a people

High School Maria Elizete Fona Nunes, Breves, Brazil in partnership with Recode

MY World 360° September 2019 Climate Action and Reducing Inequalities Playlist selection

Students document the daily struggles faced by people living on the river banks across from Breves, Brazil.

Youth Creators: Breno Amaral (20), Divany Guimarães (20), Gleice Clara (19), Wesley Pinheiro (18)
Mentor: Marcos Paulo de Oliveira Barros

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: Goal 1: No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere, Goals 3: Good Health and Well-Being – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages, Goal 4: Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Discussion Prompts

  • What did you learn about the community depicted in Ribeirinhos – The Struggle of a People?
  • In what ways could actions be taken or policies enacted to reduce the inequalities represented in the video

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