n Latin American Report - A school you can breathe in : IDB news




Extracted from text ... IDB NEWS A school you can breathe in Paul Constance, Co?teaux, Haiti Why students in a rural community in southern Haiti are finding it easier to concentrate on their studies Asked what he likes best about his new school, Jean Jefson, age 16, answered without hesitation: ``We can breathe well in our classroom.'' Before, he explained, his class met under a tree next to a creek in this rural community near Co?teaux, a town on Haiti's southern coast. The creek attracted cattle and pigs that wandered past the students, defecating and kicking up dust. During the rainy season, classes ..


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