PHOTO STORY: How children paddled their way to school in the creeks of Niger Delta
One of the major challenges that children in the creeks of Niger Delta face just to be able to go to school is difficult journeys. Schools can be a hard-won luxury in some parts of the world. Many children in the coastal parts of the oil-rich Niger Delta, Nigeria have to make the most unimaginable and dangerous journeys on canoes everyday to access education.
It takes a serious minded person at a young age to paddle on a canoe to the neighbouring community or village.
The photos below are children of Bobougbene community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state paddling to school on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 | Photo/Enaibo Asiayei.