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|UNDER THE WINGS
|SLOVAK/NO SUBTITLES subtitles
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The true story of Pygmy community and their tough life in Rwanda. Generally the Batwa (Pygmies) in this area face a very hard life, they find only underpaid short-term jobs and have no money to pay for their kids education. Batwa children are harassed and insulted in the schools by teachers and fellow students. Because of the political and economic change, the Batwa culture is threatened. They can no longer hunt and live a dignified life.
Slovak volunteers and the Pallotines could no longer watch them struggle and built small day care education center not only for Pygmy children. This is the only way how to make them study for free, integrate them into the community and help to make their dreams of better future come true. Surprisingly, it is working…