Most kids I know, do not like to go to school. They would prefer to stay home, sleep late, play PlayStation or spend the whole day in front of a computer.
They probably do not realize that many of the skills acquired at school will help them in their future. A completely different attitude to education is something this Filipino boy has, as he makes a huge sacrifice for the opportunity to learn. He knows how valuable of a thing education is.
Matteo Baño is 9 years old and goes to the 5th grade. However, he does not attend classes alone, but goes to them with his younger brother. Why does he do this?
The history that his teacher Shyla Mie Brillantes Blasico immortalized through pictures is moving and makes us begin to appreciate free access to school and education that we have in our country.