August 9, 2020

As the virus deepens Haiti’s schooling gap, some fight back

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – When Haiti’s pandemic-shuttered schools re-open for classes on Monday, the growing chasm between the country’s rich and poor students will be on painfully clear display.The wealthiest have broad campuses ready for social distancing and programs that continued online despite the virus, while some of the poorest don’t even have running water for students to scrub their hands.However, between those extremes are a small number of educators with a vision for a better system that they are trying to build with or without government help.At the wealthy end of the spectrum are th…


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