Oh mom, is school far?

The children of Gulu, in China, need to walk for 5 hours along the side of cliffs, on a trail that in some places does not exceed 50 centimetres in width, in order to reach their school.
Children from the village of Zhangguying in China, to go to school, climb wooden stairs without any protection.
Children and their relatives use an ice path to reach the Zanskar boarding school in the Indian Himalayas.
Male and female students cross a ruined suspension bridge in Lebrak, Indonesia
Children forced to go to school through a steel cable suspended more than 800 meters above the Rio Negro in Colombia
Riau’s children in Indonesia go to school by canoe.
A crossing over the molded roots of giant trees next to Mawsynram, the rainiest village in the world.
A girl going to school on the back of a buffalo in Myanmar (Burma).
A tuk-tuk, a 3-wheel vehicle, picks up and drives students in Beldanga, India.
A father and his daughter cross a broken bridge under the snow in Dujiangyan in China’s Sichuan province.
Young students traveling on the roof of a boat in Pangururan, Indonesia.
Young girls pass on a board perched on a 16th century wall in Sri Lanka.
A cart loaded with students in Delhi, India.
Young girls cross a river on a bamboo raft in the village of Cilangkap in Indonesia.
Children and adults using a path of more than 200 km through the mountains to reach the boarding school in Pili, China.
Students crossing a river holding a rope in Padang, on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
Children crossing a river over inner tubes in Rizal, Philippines.
We congratulate the work of the photographers for these magnificent photos and we are fascinated by the courage shown by these children who risk their lives to reach the banks of the School.
Were you not impressed with these young students prepared for everything so they can quench their thirst for learning?
Fantastic isn’t it?
But in Portugal parents often do not support that their children have to walk 100m on foot !!! …

Translation: LOPSI

Taken from the PowerPoint made by Fernando Pires, which can be found at:

https://pt.slideshare.net/ferpires/oh-me-a-escola-longe