Landless workers’ movement and rural popular education

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3. Liberal, popular and community education and citizenship skills

The Landless Workers Movement, or Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurales Sem Terra (MST), is a Brazilian social movement that strives for the democratization of the rural land and the empowerment of the peasant population. An important part of their work is their education system, which is based in the needs and aspiration of the local population, inspired by the ideas of Paulo Freire.

You can get to know more about this experience through the following videos (Portuguese and English):