Carpenter Antonio Abad poses in his workshop in Gosen City, a slum in the Villa Maria del Triunfo municipality...
Carpenter Antonio Abad poses in his workshop in Gosen City, a slum in the Villa Maria del Triunfo municipality on the outskirts of Lima March 18, 2014. Abad arrived in Gosen City in 1995 when it was just a settlement, and helped his neighbours build their homes. He now has a factory that manufactures windows, doors and furniture. A number of residents in Gosen City, a slum that grew up near a garbage dump on the outskirts of Lima, have seen their lives improve as parts of Peru feel the effects of years of economic growth. Peru's President Ollanta Humala has pledged to cut poverty to 15 percent by the end of his term in July 2016. He is still a long way from his goal, but the poverty rate is coming down, falling just under two percentage points to 23.9 percent in 2013 from the prior year. Picture taken March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo (PERU - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS SOCIETY POVERTY EMPLOYMENT)
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