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Model village gives hope to poor Malaysians
Project is now being replicated and fine-tuned with financial help from the government.
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 07:33

A new self-sustainable village in Malaysia is attracting interest from other countries, its aim is to help poor people living in rural areas to provide for themselves.  

While the project is still in its early stages, it is planting the seeds of hope for Malaysians who are in the shadows of poverty. 
 
Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Pahang, Malaysia.

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