For some people, school is a hard-won luxury. Maybe we are lucky enough to get education easily but little do we know that many children around the world have to adopt the most unimaginable routes in order to receive their education.
According to UNESCO, children in remote areas lack getting the proper education because of the underdeveloped school routes and dangerous pathways.
This is also possibly one of the reasons why children in those areas decide to quit school.
So, if you ever thought your commute to work this morning was bad, have a look at the journey these brave children have to make each day for the sake of getting knowledge.
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1. Five-hours journey on a one-feet wide path.
The children have to make a journey through the mountains to get to a remote school in Gulu, China.
2. Zhang Jiawan village, Southern China
The children going to school by climbing on unsecured and terrifying bamboo ladders.
3. Way through the Himalayas.
You would find enthralling to pass through these cold chilly mountains but taking it as an everyday task is quite challenging and dangerous one. These children make their way to a boarding school through the Zanskar, Indian Himalayas.
4. Lebak, Indonesia
Students crossing a damaged suspension bridge in Indonesia to seek education.
5. Traveling 800m on a cable to make way to school.
The steel cable is situated 400m above the Rio Negro River, Colombia.
6. Using canoe for going to school.
Kids in Riau, Indonesia go to school in a canoe.
7. A tree root bridge in India.
Kids traveling through forest across a tree root bridge.
8. A school in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, China.
Kids crossing a broken bridge in the snow to make to school in Dujiangyan.
9. Use of boat in Kerala.
Pupils traveling by boat in Kerala, India.
10. Sri Lanka’s schoolgirls!
School girls have to walk across a plank on the wall of the 16th Century Galle Fort in Sri Lanka.
11. A girl riding a bull to get to school in Myanmar.
12. Use of Horse Cart in Delhi.
School students riding a horse cart to come back from school in Delhi, India.
13. Students crossing a river using a bamboo raft in Cilangkap village, Indonesia.
Could you ever imagine your life like this? The students have to cross Ciherang River on a makeshift bamboo raft in Indonesia.
14. 125-mile journey through mountains.
Students crossing the mountains to get to a boarding school in Pili, China.
15. About Padang, Indonesia.
Students cross a river walking on a 30 feet tightrope in Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Have you ever passed through any kind of route like these children?
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