Barriers to girls’ education abound in rural schools

Today we visited the San Miguel School. It is an example of community dedication, responsibility and exemplifies a commitment to education that impressed me, reports. Classes are completely clean with curtains, running water, and an education perspective beyond the scope of understanding. I have visited several rural schools worldwide, but the hard work and inspirational message that Free the Children conveys in the community is unique. Free the Children introduced us to Maria Angelina. Maria Angelina is a single woman in her thirties. She is passionate for her community life and her traditions. She was born in Pulingui, and couldn’t attend school as a child because of economic reasons and because she was born and raised in a “macho society,” where girls are not allowed to go to school…

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