This boy is Zaw palu Paw. He is a second grader. He is being raised by his father and elder sister. He said, “I don’t know my mother. She died long time ago. My father and my brother work in rice field. My sister cooks meals. She is in the fifth grade.

“When I grow up I want to teach them like my teacher does to us.” Pointing at his  friends. He thinks they will still be 2nd grade students when he becomes a teacher.

By Maeram, ACM Education Coordinator