Responsibility comes early in many West African families. Boys and girls care for younger siblings, work in family gardens, and sell produce. This young entrepreneur is selling carrots to his Ewe village neighbors to earn money for his family. Ideally, his work takes place after school. In reality, the high cost of school fees, books, and uniforms can put education beyond the reach of many families. Still, education is highly values and families work hard to education their children.
– Charles Eilers ©2014 | PCV Nigeria and Ethiopia 1966–1969 | Teaching Training