When hope means finding a way out

EDUCATION: A portrait of optimism in the harshest of environments with Morocco's nomadic Oulad Boukais Tribe.

(Translated from English by Google Gtranslate)

Fifteen years of drought in Morocco forced most nomads to abandon their ancient lifestyle. The Oulad Boukais tribe is still practicing old ways of living, but the clock is ticking. Some of their children don’t want to be shepherds, and the uncertainty in this lifestyle forces parents to consider what else could they be doing with their lives. It’s a tough decision. The children’s help with the herd is needed. And the decision to send them to school is complicated as it requires effort . . .

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Bianca-Olivia Nita
Bianca is a freelance journalist and documentary critic. She is a regular contributor to Modern Times Review.
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