'Without the catch-up class, I would have had to stop school'

16 May 2019

'Without the catch-up class, I would have had to stop school'

Razafy Arilina Hanitra, 12, is in 6th grade at the Lower Secondary School of Tanambao/Taolagnaro (Anosy region). In 2018, she was forced to stop school to help her parents, who make their living from their small businesse. "My parents could no longer support us and were no longer able to pay my school fees. In addition, I repeated my grade and they decided it would be better for me to stop school," she explains. Arilina was really disappointed about this situation and wanted to continue her studies.

Fortunately, thanks to catch-up classes, she was able to find her way back to school. She heard the announcements about the classes on the radio and hurried to register at the school.

Continue reading about the Let Us Learn Madagascar program and how it has made a difference in Arilina's life.

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