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You Can’t Eat Electricity

Oxfam launched its latest discussion document in its “mind the gap” series on Tuesday evening.  In Johannesburg for the event, Liz McDaid, who co-authored the paper with Oxfam’s Tim Gore, presented the story of Busi, a woman in South Africa struggling to survive in hard economic times.  The paper points out that the government’s policies, meant to ease the plight of the poor, actually drive people deeper into poverty.

To download the full report click here;  You can’t eat Electricity

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