Prodigy

Experience Poverty 1st Hand

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Aug 28, 2007   Updated: Apr 12 2011 • References: cities.expressindia and washingtonpost
Growing numbers of tourists are venturing into the slums and poverty stricken areas of the world to witness first hand the conditions of the local inhabitants. Top destinations include Soweto Township, South Africa and Dharavi, Mumbai, India's largest and most infamous slum. Is this some kind of sick voyeurism or a positive interest in helping the poor?