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        Jefferson: The Bolsa Familia

        The favelas of Brazil are cramped shantytowns overrun by crime and gang violence. To help the children of favelas, the government has implemented “Bolsa Familia,” a program that provides impoverished families with stipends as long as their children attend school. In this video from Wide Angle, learn about the obstacles a child of the favelas must overcome to stay in school.

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