Steve Schrenzel | 2010 | 39 min.
2012 Official Selection
What if global hunger, poverty and disease could be solved with the natural and abundant resources already at our finger tips? From the Mara Soil transports you to a community in rural Tanzania trying to answer this question with a novel approach to solving humanitys greatest challenges with simple, natural and affordable solutions. This inspiring film captures the daily pain and suffering caused by poverty in Tanzania, as well as the creativity and optimism of local activists using permaculture to tackle hunger, solar cooking to save lives and trees, plants like Neem to prevent malaria and a drilling rig to tap clean water trapped in bedrock.