Economic Development vs. Conservation

Indigenous girls in Arimae perform a traditional danceIndigenous girls from Arimae perform a traditional dance"Don’t you think you’re ruining the traditional values and culture of this community by introducing technology into it?”

A young tourist posed that question to me during her recent visit to our indigenous partner community Arimae. She opposed the idea of teaching computer classes in what was supposed to be an authentic indigenous village (She did, however, take advantage of the computers to check her email).

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