In Malawi, climate change is already affecting the lives of farmers who have seen fewer and fewer rainy days to sustain their crops. Drought is destroying the livelihoods of subsistence farmers, while many around the developed world are oblivious to these losses. Malawian climate activist Anita Chitaya is on a heart-felt mission to connect the rest of the world with the suffering she sees in her own land. She believes that through telling our stories to each other, we can all come to a realization of how our daily choices affect the lives of others and compassion will arise for making life-style changes for the good of all. Chitaya and the filmmaking team say there are "many ants but too few workers" to get the all-important job of conservation done before time runs out for Malawi. This film tells the story of her travels to America and beyond as she engages in telling the story of Malawi to awaken the hearts of those ignorant of the effects of climate change in her country.


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    God Goddess granted us balance to swim in water to cool our feet like jesus & Buddhas examples. washing the feet of strangers was considered the custom when they visited as guest. The earth we are guests of, in our earthly bodies.

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    i don't get the connection it doesn't make sense the ants are workers the grass hopper in my mind is a student of the universe remembrance of the oneness of the universe. unless your perceptive is differ en t such as grass hopper as the lo cust eating up the crops of the poo r.

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