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Carbon for water

Author: Evan Abramson; Carmen Elsa Lopez
Publisher: [New York] : Cows in the Field, [2011?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Kenya's Western Province, most drinking water is contaminated. The wood many Kenyans use to boil this water to make it safe is increasingly valuable. Women and girls, who bear the responsibility for finding water and fuel, often miss school or work while seeking both fuel and water. Some even encounter sexual violence. Yet waterborne illness remains a daily--and life-threatening--reality for them and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Abramson; Carmen Elsa Lopez
OCLC Number: 781785885
Language Note: English and other language with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture and released in 2011.
Wide screen 1.78:1.
Credits: Directors, producers, writers, editors, : Evan Abramson and Carmen Elsa Lopez; cinematographer, Evan Abramson
Description: 1 videodisc (NTSC, 22 min.) : DVD video, recorded DVD, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: All region.
Responsibility: a film by Evan Abramson and Carmen Elsa Lopez.

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"In Kenya's Western Province, most drinking water is contaminated. The wood many Kenyans use to boil this water to make it safe is increasingly valuable. Women and girls, who bear the responsibility for finding water and fuel, often miss school or work while seeking both fuel and water. Some even encounter sexual violence. Yet waterborne illness remains a daily--and life-threatening--reality for them and their families. Carbon For Water introduces audiences to the inspiring people who face these hardships, and explores one company's innovative solution for improving the health of millions of Kenyans and the environment in which they live:--Internet movie database.

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