Late for School After a Long Journey for a Drop to Drink

Published on 22 May 2012

Wars keep children out of school. So does sickness. But in Niger, a sun-baked land where drought occurs with alarming frequency, a major impediment to education is thirst and the long trek required to quench it. (..) The more they work, the emptier become the classrooms of eastern Niger.

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