Keeping studies on track

Student volunteers riding on a makeshift trolley which serves as a mobile library for children, in Tagkawayan, Quezon Province, the Philippines, last Tuesday.

Tagkawayan has a population of about 54,000 people and is located about 175km south-east of the capital Manila.

As the Covid-19 pandemic keeps schools shut in much of the South-east Asian archipelago, the mobile school, which includes a whiteboard, colourful charts and a stack of books, travels from village to village thrice weekly in the hope of educating impoverished children.


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