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        Time for School | Kenya: Joab

        In this media gallery meet Joab, a first-grader in a school in Kenya. There are 74 children in his class and only one teacher. Students sit on mats instead of chairs with desks, not only because desks are too expensive but also so that more children can fit into the classroom. Follow Joab over 12 years as he struggles to get an education in the face of abject poverty. Check out the entire collection of resources from the documentary "Time For School" here.

        School in Kenya: Joab (2003)

        The first-grade classroom of Joab in Kenya is overcrowded and school supplies run short. Visit Joab’s classroom in this video and find out what he and his classmates are learning.

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        School in Kenya: Joab (2006)

        This video profiles Joab, a boy from Kibera, Kenya, who has returned to school after dropping out following his mother’s death. Joab is chosen class prefect by the other students.

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        Time for School | Kenya: Joab Age 15

        At age 15, Joab has made his way back to school along with his younger siblings in Kibera, where they live by themselves after their father remarried.

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