REAL LIVES

Benin: I want to go to school
Benin: I want to go to school
BENIN, April 2006 - This is the story of Clarissa, a little six-year old from Adjido, an impoverished village some 8 kilometers from Zakpota, who wanted to escape the fate of girls in her region: no education, married very young, hard work all their lives to raise their families. Read More >
Thailand: Children going back to school
Thailand: Children going back to school
PATONG BEACH, Thailand, 14 January 2005 – In classrooms of Baan Kalim School – swept through by the surging waters of the tsunami not even three weeks ago – students are back at their desks. Read More >
Mozambique: Early pregnancy threatens a girl’s chance to go to school
Mozambique: Early pregnancy threatens a girl’s chance to go to school
Carolina Florência tenderly rocks her two-year-old daughter as she talks about her plans to leave her rural homestead in Gondola, in the central province of Manica, and try her luck in the provincial capital of Tete. Read More >
Orphaned by AIDS, young girl struggles to care for her family
Orphaned by AIDS, young girl struggles to care for her family
17 October 2005, ZOMBA, Malawi - In the African country of Malawi, nearly half a million children have been orphaned by AIDS, with one or both of their parents having died of the disease. Read More >

 

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