A Theme Park With An Unusual Theme

In this unusual theme park visitors can experience the lifestyles of the world's poor and learn how to build low-cost housing.
June 3, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The main theme of the Global Village is housing; Habitat for Humanity specialises in providing low-cost houses in developing countries.Its centrepiece is a painstakingly recreated slum, reflecting poor housing from Africa, Asia and Central America.Visitors will be encouraged to help build new houses for the village, to purchase and inscribe their own personal brick, or to sign up for volunteer work overseas. "

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, June 2, 2003 in BBC News
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