A Girl Has No Right For Education

1790 WordsJul 23, 20158 Pages
The same contestant maintained nomadic and other children living in remote areas They travel between 10, 15, 20 kilometers. This means there are children who walk 30 kilometers every day to and from school. We have students here at Ngoreme Secondary school who parents need to escort every day to school because they leave home very early night to go to school. They can leave home from 3AM and parents leave them to go back home sunrise. Parents pick them again in the evening because they live far away. He went on to say that, But when it comes to customs and rituals of Mara, the society has a low understanding of the value of education. Pastoralists’ families still believe that a girl has no right for education. They have a negative perception that when a girl access education will benefit her future husband and not her parents who educated her. So after a baby girl is born they know that they have income, and they desire that she marries a rich man, instead of going to school which they feel as a wastage of time. This is in the societies’ side. The other informant added that “I can say the benefit that many of them attain in ward schools is the interaction with their fellow students. I would not say that ward school helped many graduates to succeed or proceed to higher education.” For the majority Tanzanians, it is difficult to attain quality education because of poverty. Parents have no ability to pay the cost of education in good schools. Probably, the government needs to

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