Haitians fight poverty with art

Haitian metal artists form community to provide jobs in impoverished town.



    As the poorest state in the Western hemisphere, Haiti has been suffering with a lack of basic resources for many years now.

    In the town of Croix Des Bouquets, just outside the capital, 70 per cent of the population is unemployed.

    But a group of hundreds of artists in the town have created a community of craftsmaking - turning oil steel drums into art - in an effort to change that fact.

    Teresa Bo reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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