The Mapuche people say Chile has exploited their lands and community.
Jeremiah Thoronka has faced many difficult challenges — from Sierra Leone’s civil war, the Ebola outbreak, the passing of family members, and now facing the coronavirus pandemic far from home. But at just 20 years old, the UN fellow and budding scientist has turned trash into clean energy and has learned how to confront the challenges of a distressing year to work for a better tomorrow.
This is the fourth episode in our ‘20 in 2020’ series — a snapshot of a global generation coming of age in an unprecedented year.
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Priyanka Tilve produced this episode with Malika Bilal, Abigail Ony Nwaohuocha, Negin Owliaei, Dina Kesbeh, Alexandra Locke, Ney Alvarez and Amy Walters.
Alex Roldan was the sound designer. Natalia Aldana is the engagement producer. Stacey Samuel is The Take’s executive producer and Graelyn Brashear is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.