Aoci Bahiniwa - Author and Filmmaker
EXCERPTS FROM ALL LIFE IS A SCHOOL BY AOCI BANININWA
"This book is not political; it discusses one’s everyday life and the development of community. This book is made possible and complete by the participation of those community members who help their fellows lift themselves from the slavery of poverty and enter the world of development."
"I saw a man beating his wife to get money from her for alcohol.
I saw people sitting and talking under a mango tree from morning to evening without doing any work.
I saw many families in which the women would go work in the fields with their children on their backs under the hot sun, while the men hung out under the mango trees all day..."