In Nigeria, ‘Nomadic schools’ educate the Fulani youth
06 July 2019 | 11:49 am
In the Kachia reserve in central Nigeria, a school for Fulani nomads welcomes more than 800 students. Designed by the Nigerian government in the 1980s, these schools offer access to education for the children of herders.
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