Water: Intertwined in the Barbed Wire of Poverty

Prompted by the brilliant article by Tina Rosenberg entitled “The Burden of Thirst”, I examine Nicaragua’s own afflictions related to the scarce accessibility to clean water. To Ms. Rosenberg’s solutions, I illustrate a view of what life might be like for those constantly parched and malnourished if they had a faucet outside their homes.

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I’ve been interviewed!

The kind editor, Cathy Brown, of ExPat Daily News South America and ExPat Daily News Central America just recently posted an interview with me about my experiences in Paraguay and Nicaragua. Give the interview a read and let me know what you think!

Posted at 12:11 pm on August 23, 2010 | 2 comments | Filed Under: Nicaragua | Continue reading

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About Mike

Mike aspires to be a non-traditional mix of Epidemiologist and Medical Anthropologist that analyses incidence and prevalence of health disparities in a social and biological context, and applies his findings to advocate for health development efforts in the third world.

Mike does freelance writing assignments, and is available to answer any question you might have regarding his services or his blog.

You may reach him at devanthro@gmail.com