This morning I was struck by these photos and the story they tell of the human desire to learn.
Caption: Pakistani girls sit amid graves whilst attending a test during their daily classes at a makeshift school managed in the boundary of a small graveyard in Gujranwala near Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Pakistani government allocate less then four per cent for education in the country of more the 180 million. Photo: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press
Captioni: Proyecto Bibliomulas is a Venezuelan initiative to improve literacy in remote and rural areas, by turning mules into travelling bookmobiles. By Cory Doctorow from boingboing.net.
Caption: The book mule team also play with the village children and read them stories. From BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/6929404.stm