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Catching Hope: Safety Nets Change Lives in Brazil and Ethiopia

April 12, 2012

Worldwide, people in developing countries are striving to improve their livelihoods in the face of multiple risks. Safety nets provide economic opportunity and help build resilience to crises, through cash transfers, public works, and nutritional feeding programs. In this video, learn how safety nets have provided two young girls -- one in Brazil and one in Ethiopia -- with hope for the future. Learn more at http://www.worldbankorg/safetynets.