Program: In First Person

“In First Person” is an audiovisual project that gives voice to current problems experienced by vulnerable families in five Latin American countries. This project shines a light on individual experiences and narratives, but speaks to the ways in which communities are working to counter the effects of Covid-19 to help families in need.

Mrs. Maritza Pfuño Diaz lives with her two sons and one daughter in San Juan de Lurigancho, the most populous district in Lima, Peru. Watch this week’s video to hear about how she is getting her family through the many challenges of the pandemic, including accessing distance learning with limited technology. Peru has employed a […]
This initiative is part of a series of personal testimonies that give voice to families living in disadvantaged urban areas. Covid-19 does not discriminate by class or race. But it does strike poor households especially hard and presents unique problems. Equity for Children wants to hear the perspective of poorer families in Latin America, to […]

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