Marie Michael Library

Title

COOTRAM: Building Citizenship

Length

6 min.

File No

555

Format

DVD; In Portuguese with English subtitles.

Description

This film tells the story of COOTRAM, or the Manguinhos Free-lancers Cooperative, which grew out of an initiative between FIOCRUZ, a government institution in Brazil, and residents of a nearby slum area. The cooperative provides services to FIOCRUZ, and jobs and income to the residents. The initiative is supported by COEP.

Coady International Institute

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