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Development through Self Reliance, Inc

Overview
Works: 17 works in 28 publications in 3 languages and 126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Interviews  History  Documentary television programs  Social problem films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by Development through Self Reliance, Inc
Neria( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Neria's husband dies, her nightmare begins when her brother attempts to take her possessions from her claiming that tradition and the law are on his side
It's not easy( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Ugandan business executive contracts HIV, then unwittingly passes the infection to his wife and unborn child
Everyone's child by T Dangarembga( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rural village in Zimbabwe, Tamari and Itai are devastated when both their parents die of AIDS. For the children this is a time of fear and survival as family and neighbors turn their heads away because of the stigma of AIDS. The city is just as hostile as is the village. In the end it is only tragedy that can bridge the gulf of denial and make the community realize that these are everyone's children
Consequences Conséquences by Harriet Masemba( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the consequences of teenage pregnancy for a sixteen year-old girl in Zimbabwe
Challenges in AIDS counselling( Visual )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help train AIDS counselors. The video tells the story of four counsellors who have come to a provincial center for additional training after working as AIDS counsellors in their communities for several months. Through discussions with their trainer and in a series of flashbacks, the counsellors describe the challenges they have faced in their work
Blood & sand war in the Sahara : a report( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film provides the first Western coverage of the war in the Western Sahara. Morocco is trying to maintain its occupation despite the opposition of local people (although many of them have fled to refugee camps in Algeria) and the disruption of the Moroccan economy. The United States has supported Morocco diplomatically and with arms sales during the Carter and Reagan administrations despite human rights concerns and the support for the Western Sahara inhabitants by many other countries
Rivers of sand( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three aid projects do battle with a deteriorating environment in a remote corner of Northern Mali- the inner delta and lake district of the great river Niger. Moving sands threaten to engulf entire communities near the edge of the Sahara, and Lake Fagubine, is now a dried-out desert plain. In a region where foreign aid is the biggest single source of income, there are no quick solutions to the creeping desert in the drought-hit countries of sub-Saharan Africa
Witness to apartheid by Sharon Sopher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents terrorism practiced against black children and students by the South African police and army
Sonamoni Golden pearl( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Bengali and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consequences a Zimbabwean film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the consequences of teenage pregnancy for a sixteen year-old girl in Zimbabwe
The dream becomes a reality nation building and the continued struggle of the women of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front : a documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with women who were treated as equals during the struggle for Eritrean independence about their current employment and social conditions. Most have continued to work in their professions or vocations although the traditional cultural forces make full sexual equality impossible
Living with drought( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how rural communities in Niger and Kenya are responding to the severe changes wrought in their environment by climate change, poverty and population pressures. Soil and water conservation projects have helped make small but measurable advances in the fight against environmental degradation
Harvest the rain( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the arid lands of West Kenya, the seminomadic Turkanas practise r̀ainwater harvesting'. This simple desert technique improves sorghum crop yields, giving a surplus to see the Turkanas through periods of drought, and a source of income to build up their goat herds
Praying for rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary of the 1992 drought in Zimbabwe, Africa. Shows how the first African country to avoid starvation during an drought survived without a lot of outside help. It was filmed mainly in the rural areas and looks at some of the methods used to feed the population. Wildlife herds were culled to provide much needed protein for the starving people. The government provided 85 percent of the relief food after a riot. A water pipeline project also became very important
Can tropical rainforests be saved?( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the economic, social and political pressures that have led to the partial destruction of the world's rainforests and some steps to save them
Consequences-- an African film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Multicolor poster with black lettering. Entire poster is a reproduction of a color photo featuring a pregnant woman standing in profile and looking off into the distance. Title superimposed at top of poster. Caption appears in center. Publication, distribution, and sponsor information near lower left corner
Snakebite( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells that, in most of Asia, only four common venemous snakes are responsible for most snakebite deaths. Explains how recognizing and understanding these four snakes can prevent snakebite, while antivenom serum is the only cure for venemous snakebite
 
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