2007 – “The Cost of Poverty” Movie

cost_of_povertyThe video gives a glimpse of the indoor air pollution situation in schools and in homes in some parts of Armenia with compelling interviews with school children. About 50% of the Armenian population regularly use biomass fuels for heating and cooking. Cooking and heating with solid fuels on open fires or traditional stoves results in high levels of indoor air pollution which can lead to various respiratory diseases and damage to the nervous system.

Directed by Inga Zarafyan

Duration: 15.49 minutes

Produced by AWHHE

Co-produced by WECF

With financial support by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Development Cooperation 

Healthy Environment for Our Children – Healthy Generation for Armenia