Income distribution - case studies
Examination of the data clearly shows that income is very unevenly distributed within Tanzania. There is a significant proportion of the population that shares a small proportion of the countries income. However there are certainly countries, such as Peru. with an even more uneven distribution of income.
Watch the following two video clips that consider two very different communities in Tanzania and reflect on
The first video follows Economist Jeffrey Sachs visiting Mbola in Central Tanzania to look at some of the causes and consequences of people living in poverty
The second video involves an interview with Modesta Lilian Mahiga, a young Tanzanian woman, who shows a very different face of Tanzania.