Rural School Construction in Southern Nicaragua

After the civil war in 1979, the newly installed government gave education absolute priority. In a country where the vast rural areas had little or no infrastructure, this was a gigantic task. Newly recruited teachers with rudimentary training and hundreds of well-prepared Cuban teachers started the task of educating the rural population, in makeshift shacks erected by the population and even under the shade of trees.
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