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By Nicholas Bennett

This is often the tale of 1 man's 40 12 months odyssey operating to assist decrease 3rd global international poverty, and provides desire to a couple of the main morginalised and exploited humans on the planet. all through his lengthy profession Nicholas Bennett labored in one of the most distant and hard locations on the planet, confronted widespread coups and revolutions, while even as elevating his relatives.

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This second time round, machine guns instead of bows and arrows were the weapons of choice on both sides. In the latter part of the 1970’s I was involved in a project designed to bring basic literacy and health services to the hill tribes in the North West of Thailand. This involved trekking into their heartlands, staying with them, and helping them become conscious of the major problems affecting them in their daily lives. Above all they wanted to be freed from the control of the Kuomintang troops who had been left behind after the Second World War, as the Chinese nationalists fled to Taiwan.

One group of children attends school in the morning, and another group uses the same facilities in the afternoon; whilst in rural areas many schools operate on a half day basis, reducing the daily hours to about four, and the annual total to around 350 hours, less than one third the level in the richer countries. Class sizes are also much larger in the poorest countries, with averages over sixty. The classrooms are usually bare, and the children often do not have access to the basic textbooks, let alone any other learning materials.

One group of children attends school in the morning, and another group uses the same facilities in the afternoon; whilst in rural areas many schools operate on a half day basis, reducing the daily hours to about four, and the annual total to around 350 hours, less than one third the level in the richer countries. Class sizes are also much larger in the poorest countries, with averages over sixty. The classrooms are usually bare, and the children often do not have access to the basic textbooks, let alone any other learning materials.

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