STORIES FOR CHANGE: Abolition of School Fees, Kenya: malindi_0109

Asha Charo, 12yrs, attends a standard one afternoon class at the Gahaleni Primary School in Malindi. In the mornings, Asha and her mother break stones to earn a living. Asha's father left her mother to be with his second wife in Tanzania. With the abolition of school fees Asha was able to attend school. Her mother says she will break as many stones as necessary for her daughter to finish school.

Asha Charo, 12yrs, attends a standard one afternoon class at the Gahaleni Primary School in Malindi. In the mornings, Asha and her mother break stones to earn a living. Asha's father left her mother to be with his second wife in Tanzania. With the abolition of school fees Asha was able to attend school. Her mother says she will break as many stones as necessary for her daughter to finish school.