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        Kenya & Wangari Maathai - Taking Root Classroom Module

        This film module portrays the story of Wangari Maathai, the first environmentalist and first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The module examines her personal philosophy, her leadership of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and her ability to empower rural women to mobilize around Kenya's issues of dwindling natural resources, widespread poverty and oppressive government practices.

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