What is it like being one of the 2.8 billion people in the developing world who live on less than €2 a day?
What does the future hold for a child born today in the developing world?
And what lessons can we in the so-called ...developed' world learn from the developing world?
In Dispatches from the Developing World, Concern Worldwide publishes the winning ...articles' from its fourth annual writing competition, which offers students the opportunity to write about global issues that directly impact on the lives of the world's poorest people. Broken down into four categories by age the competition invited entrants to submit an article to an internationally renowned newspaper on one of the following issues: Living on less than $2 a day in the developing world; The future of a child born today in the developing world; and Lessons we can learn from the developing world.
After receiving nearly 800 entries from 37 countries around the world Concern asked an external judging panel to select the best ten in each category, which along with notable extracts from other submissions comprises Dispatches from the Developing World... articles that offer fresh and impassioned thinking about vital issues facing the world today. All proceeds from this book will go to Concern's work in the Developing World.
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Author No Editor Michael Doorly Print Format Paperback ISBN-10 978-1-908308-13-9 ISBN-13 978-1-908308-13-9 Illustrations No Date of Publication December 2011 Number of Pages 258