Dilemma of Education
Agago District, Uganda
During sunrise Phillips Oluoch, 12, left, who had to stop attending school because his family could not afford school fees, waits with his mother for several village women, as they make their way to work in the field. The hidden cost of schooling is overwhelming in the post-conflict Acholi sub-region. Children constitute an invaluable source of stopgap labour for households re-establishing livelihood strategies.