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Shrinking Chapati | Hustling in Kenya in a Global Food Crisis | 52 Documentary

Shrinking Chapati | Hustling in Kenya in a Global Food Crisis | 52 Documentary

It’s becoming harder for Mary, a praised chapati- and mandazi-maker, to keep her business afloat and take care of her adult son, John, who has epilepsy. Rising wheat and oil prices caused by the war in Ukraine, climate change, and global recession have made it hard to make ends meet. Mary has been in the catering business for over 15 years, and she thought she'd seen the worst of times during the pandemic. This intimate look at Mary’s daily life offers a glimpse into how ordinary Kenyans are endeavoring to survive trying times. #Documentary #FoodInsecurity #Kenya Shrinking Chapati makes its streaming debut on VOA+ on 11/17/22. Subscribe to 52 Documentary: Watch more 52 Documentary Videos: Watch 52 Documentary on VOA+ Download VOA+ for Apple handheld devices: Download VOA+ for Android handheld devices: 52 Documentary is a new weekly documentary series of Voice of America (VOA), the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in 48 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 326 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. Since its creation in 1942, VOA has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press.
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