Mary’s favourite subject is English and she wants to be a doctor when she grows up.
Mary does her homework next to a kerosene lamp, while her mother looks after her siblings and prepares supper. He lives with his grandmother Eunice in a single room house in the heart of Kawangware.
Maindi Buroya is eight years old and has been going to the local Compassion centre since 2015.
She is in Year 1 and is the only one in her family who goes to school.
“While I was studying for my exams this bed became my study desk, allowing me to perform well in my examinations.”. He’s a very bright student at the top of his class.
“I love to do my homework in my room because it is a peaceful space, and no one disturbs me here,” says Sammy.With no electricity and only a kerosene lamp available, Maindi hurriedly completes her homework before night falls and the rest of the family return so she can concentrate. Leonardo’s village is nearby a beach, which means that the community experiences power failures as a result of strong winds.10-year-old Leonardo lives in North Sulawesi Indonesia. Leonardo and his school mates will complete their homework as soon as they get home from school, particularly in the rainy season as the lights may not turn on when it’s dark.“I strive to study well because I want to become a teacher,” says 14-year-old Angelica.The girls all have their own way of studying—Angelica will study in the morning before school, and her two sisters would rather study in the evening after dinner.Maindi, her four siblings and their parents live in a tiny one roomed hut.Their home is made of mud mixed with dung and sticks; layered animal hide and thatched grass keep the rain from penetrating the walls.From a fruit shop, a bed on the floor, or inside a mud hut: it doesn’t matter where children are doing their homework, it matters that they are given the opportunity and support to do it. In developing countries, 200 million young people leave school without the skills they need for gainful employment.Find out more about how you can support education and training initiatives for children in developing communities here.60% of parents today think that their kids receive a fair amount of homework.More study & practice makes students better understand points included in their lessons.