Mabally, 13, is a Bagyeli Pygmy. The equatorial forest where he lives with his family is the only world he knows. Every quarter he must cross the jungle to join his class of CM2. More than three hours of walking in the slippery clay hills of South Cameroon.
Nasta arrived one night in Mayotte in her mother’s arms on a clandestine boat when she was 4 months old. A little girl, saved from the waters, she goes through her slum four times a day to go to school. At 9 years Nasta, walk alone in this labyrinth of corrugated sheets. An hour and […]
Niessa and Nicol live in Manila, one of the biggest metropolises in Southeast Asia, but also one of the poorest. They live in one of the city’s 500 shantytowns, in the heart of the “smoking mountains,” trash mounds formed by tons of waste dumped by the city. Every morning, dreaming of a better future, they […]
Luminita, 9, lives in Inelet, a tiny remote village in the heart of the Western Carpathians, in Romania. There, Bucharest the European seems far away. Cut off from the hustle and bustle of big cities, Luminita wants to join them later to become a doctor. Each morning, at the head of a troop of three […]
William is 12 years old. He lives in the small village of Chala Pampa, Peru, the oldest civilization in America. From a family of breeders, he lives at 4900 meters above sea level in the Peruvian mountains. Every morning, William goes down for more than two hours to the steep summits of the Andes to […]
San, 10 years and Wai 9 years, live in Bagan in Burma, the land of the thousand temples. These thousand-year-old wonders have recently attracted many tourists to Bagan. In order to pay for their uniforms and school supplies, San and Wai, who live by fishing and breeding with their families, make small handicrafts and sell […]
Stas, 7, is a Nenets, a nomadic herd of reindeer herders. He lives in the family tent, in the middle of the icy dunes of Siberia. For the first time, he left his family and his thousand reindeer for 9 months to go to a boarding school in the city, several hundred kilometers from his […]