FIGHTING POVERTY WITH EDUCATION

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STORY: FIGHTING POVERTY WITH EDUCATIONDATELINE: Aug. 7, 2011LENGTH: 0:02:16LOCATION: NairobiINTROWhile some people in slums in Kenya are turning to alcohol to escape from reality, some are trying to change fate with their own might.And many of them are on the way to success.PKGThis is Jeremy Kaboria, a 38-year-old who's now living in Kenya's largest slum in Nairobi.But he vows this is not where he'll end up.Kaboria is trying to get a college degree, which he believes will lift him out of poverty.Jeremy now works as a security guard, but his big dream is elsewhere -- on the radio! To get to the goal, Jeremy has enrolled in a part-time college program and is now studying mass communications. But, he quickly learns -- working and learning at the same time is not that easy! His job as a night security guard is full-time, which means there's little time to study.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) JEREMY KABORIA, SECURITY GUARD:"I went and spoke to my bosses and asked them to place me in a position that is Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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