This is the story of Lu, the newest teacher at the school.
“My name’s Lu. I was born on 12th March 1991 in a small village in the countryside, Xamneau district, Houaphan province. There are 22 people in my family, my mother, four brothers, two sisters, seven nephews, seven nieces and myself. Three of my brothers are farmers, one brother is a teacher, one sister is a farmer and the youngest sister is still a student at primary school.
When I was 5 my father passed away, leaving us all at a very young age and very poor, with our mother.” Read more.