Kids around the world have different daily lives than yours. Have you ever thought about what it is like to go to school around the world? You’ll learn what school is like in many countries.
When children learn about other kids around the world, they gain an appreciation for geography and global issues like poverty.
If you to school in Andhar Pradesh, India, you might learn how to make dolls from coconuts.
Because Kenya has two official languages, English and Kiswahili, school children in Nairobi must learn both!
On the way to school, children in Ghana stop to buy hot corn cereal for breakfast. Once they get to school, they sweep and wash their dishes from the day before.
Children in the Philippines go to school for 10 months! April and May are vacation months. Those are also the hottest months of the year.
Many students in Tanzania go to Muslim school in the afternoon then wash their school uniforms for the next day.
Before school begins each morning, students in Indonesia sweep their dusty playgrounds, have exercises, then begin classes.
At lunchtime many Thai students eat egg noodle soup or fried chicken and rice.
School starts in the morning and gets out at noon. Students go home to eat lunch, which might be chicken and rice soup.
In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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