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During Floods In Bangladesh, Floating Schools Bring the Classroom to Students

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Each year, over one-fifth of Bangladesh suffers from flooding. And when water overtakes already struggling roads, much of life is put on hold—including kids’ education.

source/image: Great Big Story

But if children can’t travel to the classroom, architect and entrepreneur Mohammed Rezwan thought, why not have it travel to them?Watch the video by Great Big Story for more info.

Welcome aboard the Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha floating school—a network of boats that’s both school bus and schoolhouse for students ages six to ten in Northern Bangladesh.

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Shidhulai has transformed the regions waterways into pathways for education, information and technology. Shidhulai has converted boats into schools, libraries, healthcare and trainings centers to the isolated waterside communities.

VIA Great Big Story
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