Pupils in mountainous areas of Vietnam have started their new school-year opening ceremony despite numerous challenges.
Every day, many pupils in remote and mountainous localities have to walk bumpy roads to school, study in deteriorated classrooms and have poor meals.
Pupils at Pa Sap Primary School, Nam Pi Commune, Lai Chau Province
Students at Nam Hang Commune, Lai Chau
Pupils at Nan Ma Day-boarding School in Ha Giang Province’s Xin Man District
A meal of pupils from Binh Trung Primary School in Bac Kan Province
Children on the way to Binh Trung Primary School’s branch in Ban Peo Village
A mother taking her child to school in Na Ban Village, Bac Kan Province
Teachers and their students at Xuan Lac Nursery School in Bac Kan