“Many of the students at New Dawn have to walk for as long as three hours one way to school. They leave home at 5:30 am and arrive at school by starting time at 8:30 am. After school, the students walk home for another 3 hours, arriving home after dark. Most of them don’t have electricity in their homes, and there is no money to buy kerosene for the lamps, so they are unable to study at night. They also arrive home to an empty pot with nothing to eat. Yet, they will rise again tomorrow, ready to head to school again for a chance to learn…”
New Dawn students share about their hopes, dreams, and more in a blog post from June 2010.
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