Saturday, June 5, 2010

Slumdog Brazilianarre

The NGO Sociedade Amiga dos Animais (SOAMA, Friends of Animals Society) built about a thousand of these little houses for abandoned dogs and cats in the slums of Caxias do Sul, Brazil. These areas, called "favelas," are home to millions of poor urban and rural job seekers and plagued by violence - mostly linked to drug trafficking. Animals that used to roam helpless and abandoned in the southern city may now find shelter in these shacks. Incredible.

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