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Development through Self Reliance, Inc

Overview
Works: 17 works in 29 publications in 3 languages and 117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  History  Social problem films  Internet videos  Ethnographic films  Documentary television programs  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Development through Self Reliance, Inc
Neria( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 38 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 21 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 Tsitsi Dangarembga( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rural village in Zimbabwe, Tamari and Itai are devastated following the tragic death from AIDS of both their parents. For the children this is a time of fear and survival as family and neighbors turn their heads. The social climate in the city is just as hostile as it is in the village. In the end it is only tragedy that can bridge the gulf of denial between their two worlds and make the community realize that these are everyone's children
Consequences by Harriet Masembe( Visual )

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

A Zimbabwean high-school student's plans for her future are drastically changed when she becomes pregnant
Challenges in AIDS counselling( Visual )

in English and held by 7 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 by Robert Gardner( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people portrayed in this film are called Hamar. They dwell in the thorny scrubland of southwestern Ethiopia. They are isolated by some distant choice that now limits their movement and defines their condition
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
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
Sonamoni = Golden pearl( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Bengali and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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 by D. C Blood( 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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