Growing Up In Africa

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Part of "The Call of Africa" series. Recent statistics document that 90 percent of the world's orphans live in sub-Saharan Africa, 40 percent of African children work seven days a week, and many support themselves by prostitution or are subjected to enslavement. Highlights the work of the Terre des Hommes Oasis Center in Benin, the Jinja School for Orphans in Uganda, extended families on Kenya's Lamu Island, Barbara Petersen, and the Dance for All project. NOTE: Contains some nudity and mild violence. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box.

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