Carmen Rosa, mother of two and a professional musician, teaches gifted children choral singing in Havana. She says she couldn’t have succeeded without the support of women neighbours and friends – this vital informal network of Cuban women is the
Eleven-year old Yusleidy lives in remote La Bajada, near the Guanahacibies National Park. In this short film from Cuba, she explains how an environmental education project with the University of La Habana is transforming her remote rural community. Broadcaster: Instituto Cubano
Teenagers talk on the streets of Cayo Hueso, a middle class neighbourhood in Havana, about the legendary machismo of Latin American societies.
Rafaela Audiva is a paediatrician who’s worked with orphaned and starving children in post-conflict Ethiopia and Namibia; dermatologist Omara Lemus went to help rebuild lives in Pakistan after the devastating 2005 earthquake; GP Ileana Cuba lived and worked with the