the Stars Foundation in Africa
The Stars Foundation visiting AET in Somaliland.The small school is run by teacher Raxmaan. The students are all children of pastorialists and they always move on with their family and the animals they live of. Suleiman and the school move where the children goe and the teaching is done in a makeshift shelter. When it raisn school has to be suspended because it rains through the straw roof and because heavy rain can cut off the children from coming to school because of swelling rivers. The children walk up to 7 km to get to school through the rough terain, often alone after their parents have initailly shown them the way. The children learn to read and write Somali, arthmetics and Arabic. The schooling is free all costs covered by African Educational Trust. Because the children are nomads they cant go to regular school and many are illiterate when they start the course which is planned to last for 3 years.