Empowering Women Through Design in Rural Peru


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Social Relationship

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Social relationship It was just before sunset when it occurred.Two young men who had just finished their form four course had fallen into quarell since they never sat together. The cause of their quarell begun when the two men went out for trading in a certain hardware shop. They kept their earnings together for around two months. After the accomplishment of their work the two men were to share the earnings equally among themselves.One complained that he was more hardworking than his friend while the other complained too that he should have mornings than his friend. One morning one decided to forward the case to the local chief of that area. The chief listened to their arguments and what chief learned from them is that neither respect nor self-esteem. They also lacked some physical needs which led them to do such jobs.The chief asked them to have self esteem so as to enable them to work together as one.The two young men after being talked to developed respect and self esteem that enables them to work together happilly. Read more.
Related to project keywords: equally, earnings, self-esteem, two months, enables
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Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru

Project Leader

Mary Kennedy Leavens

Ollantaytambo, Cusco Peru

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Map of Empowering Women Through Design in Rural Peru