Honduras gets crafty to keep kids off streets

Art is being used in Tegucigalpa to curb the capital's gang problem among children.



    By any measure, life for children in Honduras is hard, with most having limited access to clean water, electricity and decent housing.

    The country also has one of central America's worst gang problems

    Now, a community in the country's capital is employing creative distractions to keep children out of gangs, off the streets and occupied.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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