School

Most children go to primary school. There are more children in each class than there are in the UK, and children often have to share desks and books.

School starts at 7.30am and finishes at lunchtime. For many children, it’s a long walk to school. Many also have to work or do chores around the house even before they go to school, so it’s very tiring!

When children become orphans, sadly, they often have to stop going to school and start working for money to pay for their food and clothes.

Fabiano says: “The school is very far from here and I walk there every day. As soon as the sun is out, that’s when I have to leave for school… I’m really tired when I get home.”

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