Rwanda: How 'Green Schools' Can Impact Quality of Education

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Few children in Bugesera District are happier than Solange Ishimwe, the 15-year-old who has just been promoted to primary six. Ishimwe - a pupil at Kigusa Primary school, which is located in Nyagihunika cell, Musenyi Sector - treks about six kilometres every day to and from school.

The school borders Lake Cyohoha, and is the "furthest part" of the district from Nyamata town. Her home is not connected to electricity. So, when regular school time, instead of participating in co-curricular activities, she would resort to revising her books before sunset. She didn't want to miss a minute of daylight because she was about to sit for exams. Learn more...

Source: The New Times