Rwandan schools typically impose a school fee to supplement the meager teachers' salary. Because of this, students' education can be delayed due to a lack of money. My students, in the second year of secondary school, are anywhere from fourteen to twenty years old.
|These are the three classrooms I teach in. The students remain|
in the same room while teachers move from room to room.
|View from the back of a classroom. I try to write in big letters.|
|My classes are about 57 students each.|
|Our school cantine. Our students have a short mid-day|
break to buy snacks, sweets, and porridge here.
|School soccer and volleyball grounds with|
primary school classrooms in the background.
|The new teachers' lounge. It's a big improvement|
over the last one because of the huge windows.
|The old teachers' lounge and one classroom were knocked down and will be rebuilt.|
|New classrooms being built. The school is always expanding.|