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… With a population of more than 43 million people, Kenya is one of the most populated sovereign nations in East Africa. Despite being one of the fastest developing countries in Africa, Kenya faces high rates of poverty among the population. Approximately half of its population live in poverty. With this panorama, the Government has(…)

La piedra en el zapato de la burguesía colombiana

La piedra en el zapato de la burguesía colombiana

… La burguesía colombiana no pudo soportar más que la oposición fuera quien administrara el dinero en beneficio de los menos desfavorecidos. Un funcionario de tercera categoría destituyó e inhabilitó a la segunda persona más importante del país, quien había sido elegida por el voto popular. Como en los tiempos de la inquisición, literalmente mandó(…)

Un refugio en el barrio Egipto, Bogotá

Un refugio en el barrio Egipto, Bogotá

… El conflicto armado en Colombia ha dejado oficialmente hasta el momento seis millones de víctimas. Una cifra escalofriante. Cristina fue desplazada de la vereda “Chiste Verde” del municipio de Mocoa (Departamento de Putumayo). En un terreno, vivían su marido, sus cuatro hijos y ella, “…allí teníamos nuestros muebles, en una hectárea cultivamos piña, en(…)

Desplazamiento en el barrio El Dorado Centro Oriental

Desplazamiento en el barrio El Dorado Centro Oriental

.. El Gobierno de Bogotá tiene como una de sus prioridades la implementación del programa de reasentamiento de familias que se encuentran en condiciones de alto riesgo en el Distrito Capital. Un programa que tiene como objetivo garantizar el derecho a la vida, que se encuentra consagrado en la Constitución en su artículo 11 y(…)

Sexual exploitation of children in Cartagena

Sexual exploitation of children in Cartagena

… Bellow you will find the text in English and Spanish along with the pictures, English Cartagena de Indias, Colombian city and capital of Bolivar Department, is listed as the first choice for foreigners visiting Colombia and the second most visited destination after Bogota. A city that decided to plasticize its history and transform itself(…)

a chinese experience

a chinese experience

.. China is one of the best destinations. It offers outstanding natural scenarios, fascinating history and incredible people. It is a great destination for both, experienced and inexperienced travellers. An easy place to travel around. China is still a cheap travel destination. However, that can change very soon. Some places can be extremely expensive, but(…)

Brick Industry

Brick Industry

.. India is one of the most populous countries in the world. Around 1.2 billion people live in India. Despite the big effort the country has made to reduce poverty, it still has a long shadow over the population. According to the World Bank, from 2004 to 2010 poverty in India has been reduced by(…)

Acid attack victims

Acid attack victims

This text is available in Spanish and English Text in English: In the East of Indian capital of Calcutta, many people have been attacked with acid. The problem is of such a large scale that it is difficult to find statistics on the number of victims, and because the crime is not specified as an(…)

Indian shops

Indian shops

.. I wanted to show life in the most simple way. I found the most attractive and fantastic situations through those moments that are in front of us, but we deny to see. Life is simple. It is about to find happiness. Those who every day open and close shops in India have a simple(…)

The city of lakes and palaces

The city of lakes and palaces

.. Udaipur was the capital of the state of Mewar, one of seven major Rajput states. The history of Udaipur stretches back far beyond its foundation in the sixteenth century to the Sisodia Maharanas who followed the code of honor laid down by, Guhil, the founder of Mewar in 568 A.D. The city gets its(…)

the Pushkar camel fair

the Pushkar camel fair

.. If you decide to travel around India keep in mind to write down Pushkar, a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a town that will fully capture your attention. It is a place that combine a magnificent architecture along with a deep culture and beautiful people. At the time I visited(…)

gypsy school

gypsy school

.. In Pushkar, India, I met Trine Obel, a 21 years old girl from Denmark who built up a school to provide education to 15 children of a gipsy community. After having a tea in a small shop, she took me to see the cruel reality that affects more than 300 people who belong to(…)

a different childhood

a different childhood

.. Wandered in by accident to watch looms creating scarves. In the middle of an overwhelming sound, the machines are moving to a rhythm of their own – tac, tac, tac, tac….. In contrast to the final product, there is nothing soft and delicate about the process through. The machines, metal needles, stuffy air dense(…)

Sax player in Dharamsala

Sax player in Dharamsala

.. Traveling is a good time to look for inspiration. It is a moment to come up with new ideas and projects. From musicians to acrobats, it’s hard not to run into different kind of artists on the road. I met Björn in India, in a town called Dharamsala. He’s from Sweden. He has been(…)

The city of Lord Shiva: Varanasi

The city of Lord Shiva: Varanasi

.. Please let me share with you how I see Varanasi and how life can be in this Indian city. According to Hindu mythology, Varanasi was founded by Lord Shiva. The city is one of the seven sacred cities of Hindus. It is a city surrounded by death. The biggest tourist attraction here is to(…)

The dark side of India

The dark side of India

.. India may be known for its beautiful landscapes and extraordinary culture, but there is a dark side to this enormous country. In a country where the caste system still dictates the lives of India’s citizens, the Muslim, Tribal, lower caste, or untouchable communities are marginalized and discriminated. I traveled to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh(…)

What to Expect on a Trek to Everest Base Camp

What to Expect on a Trek to Everest Base Camp

.. NEPAL’S KHUMBU region, located just south of Mt. Everest in Nepal, is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. The ‘best’ time to visit is from early March to mid-May, and early September to mid-November. Monsoon hits between June to August, which is when I went, and in my opinion this is actually(…)

Sex workers in Kolkata

Sex workers in Kolkata

.. Due to the clandestine and stigmatized nature of sex work and sex trafficking, reliable estimates of the number of sex workers are virtually impossible to determine. Some estimate that In Kolkata there are more than 60,000 sex workers in the city. Male sex workers also operate in Kolkata. These sex workers primarily cater to(…)

Violence against women

Violence against women

.. Violence against Women is a disturbing growing trend in Nepal. The following testimonies are from women who suffered gender based violence: – “ When he wanted to sleep with me, he used to come close to me and care for me, otherwise he used to hit me when he was drunk and when sober(…)

Burns Violence Survivors

Burns Violence Survivors

.. The number of burn violence victims is increasing in Nepal. This context is a bleak outlook. Domestic violence can end in dramatic results: death or a lifetime of suffering. It is women that are most affected by this issue. Burn injuries are amongst the most horrific, painful and costly injuries that a person can(…)

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