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Elephants and floods won’t stop this young volunteer teacher

Elephants and floods won’t stop this young volunteer teacher

CLASS is in session at Musasawanyama Community School and Charles Mvula is teaching with a confidence that belies his years. He is also making every minute count because, in this remote community in eastern Zambia, access to the school is far from guaranteed. All too often, nature gets in the way. "Most of the time, our pupils cannot attend school because the paths are obstructed, especially by elephants. Someone who did not grow up here would not last a week," Mvula explained. The community is located close to Lukusuzi National Park and while the park is a protected area, reaching…
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