Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Video: Mexico's Oportunidades

A highly regarded poverty fighting program is the conditional cash transfers from Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank. Instead of just giving money to people because they are poor, Mexico puts some conditions on the money. The poor families can only collect if they keep their children and school and take them to the doctor for checkups.

From PBS Newshour, Ray Suarez gives this long story that explains the program.

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