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inclusive growth

  • Course: CONADEV
  • Professor: MT
  • School: DLSU
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Chua, Aira KimberlySeptember 16, 2014
Dy, JulietCONADEV K31
Esguerra, Nemeline

Reaction Paper: The Diary of Angelina Jolie with Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

This heart felt video speaks to us. It may be short, but it has a lot to say to the world. As Angelina Jolie and Dr. Jeffrey Sachs travelled to Africa, they explored places in Africa where there are social, economic, and health problems such as extreme poverty, hunger, sickness and hardships. This opened our eyes to the reality in other countries. Children are undernourished because they cannot access their basic needs such as clean water, health and services that the government must provide. Hospitals are having too much patients and there is only one doctor. It’s almost impossible for us to believe, but, yes, situations like this exist.

Furthermore, in another town, families such that of an old woman named Monica had to go through a lot of hardships and pain just to support her loved ones. An old woman needs to work in the field - work that is suitable for men. However, in a school, the picture of smiling children enlightened and inspired us, because, despite the fact that they do not have enough to eat, a small amount of porridge already make them happy. However, our pity doesn’t do them any better. We must stand up and act upon it. Helping our own community would be a start for these problems happen all around the world.

. When we first watched the video, we were filled with realizations in life and the world as a whole. All we know and all we want is to go to beautiful and rich places. Now, we realized that there are also places such as Africa that needs our help because even the basic of all the basic needs such as drinking water is not available. Technology nowadays is advancing especially on the medical field yet there are still people who die because of diseases that have cures such as malaria. We were struck when Angelina said that those people seem to say “we are here, we lived...
Chua, Aira Kimberly September 16, 2014
Dy, Juliet CONADEV K31
Esguerra, Nemeline
Reaction Paper: The Diary of Angelina Jolie with Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
This heart felt video speaks to us. It may be short, but it has a lot to say to the world. As
Angelina Jolie and Dr. Jeffrey Sachs travelled to Africa, they explored places in Africa where
there are social, economic, and health problems such as extreme poverty, hunger, sickness and
hardships. This opened our eyes to the reality in other countries. Children are undernourished
because they cannot access their basic needs such as clean water, health and services that the
government must provide. Hospitals are having too much patients and there is only one doctor.
It’s almost impossible for us to believe, but, yes, situations like this exist.
Furthermore, in another town, families such that of an old woman named Monica had to
go through a lot of hardships and pain just to support her loved ones. An old woman needs to
work in the field - work that is suitable for men. However, in a school, the picture of smiling
children enlightened and inspired us, because, despite the fact that they do not have enough to
eat, a small amount of porridge already make them happy. However, our pity doesn’t do them
any better. We must stand up and act upon it. Helping our own community would be a start for
these problems happen all around the world.
. When we first watched the video, we were filled with realizations in life and the world
as a whole. All we know and all we want is to go to beautiful and rich places. Now, we realized
that there are also places such as Africa that needs our help because even the basic of all the
basic needs such as drinking water is not available. Technology nowadays is advancing
especially on the medical field yet there are still people who die because of diseases that have
cures such as malaria. We were struck when Angelina said that those people seem to say “we are
here, we lived and we were fighting back.” They are there to voice out to the world that they
need primary help. Despite their situation, they strive hard and harder everyday just to sustain
themselves in ways they can. One person can make a difference in this world, and Angelina Jolie
was able to do that and because of her work, she was able to tell the world the reality that the
world is facing.