Bangladesh Kids Turn The Tide on Climate Change Aboard Floating Schools

Bangladesh Kids Turn The Tide on Climate Change Aboard Floating Schools

Mosammat Rekha's older cousins grew up unable to read and write

…their tiny village so frequently cut off from the nearest school by floods that would rise suddenly in their remote corner of disaster-prone Bangladesh.

But seven-year-old Mosammat is learning her ABCs aboard a boat fitted with a classroom and play equipment that is helping children thrive even as climate change alters the world around them.

"We can attend classes even during the rainy season, when our homes are barely above water," the seven-year-old told AFP aboard the vessel in Chalan Beel, some 175 kilometres (around 110 miles) northwest of Dhaka.

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The Ocean Cleanup Mission

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Reasons to Be Optimistic - WATCH THIS VIDEO!

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