VietNamNet Bridge – It takes Doan Thi Xuyen, 31, three to four hours a day to climb up a trail leading to Ta Lu Dang kindergarten in a village in the northern mountainous Yen Bai Province to teach the local kids.
|Teacher Doan Thi Xuyen helps a student put on her backpack.|
The steep and narrow trail leading to Ta Lu Dang Village in Xa Ho Commune can be found around five kilometres from the township of Tram Tau District. The district, one of the poorest in the country, has over ten makeshift schools that face great challenges. Of these, the Ta Lu Dang kindergarten encounters perhaps the most significant obstacles to success. Continue reading “Mountaintop kindergarten fights tough odds”