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        Time for School | Benin: Nanavi

        In this media gallery from Time for School, meet Nanavi, a girl who lives in a remote village in Benin, West Africa. Typically, girls her age would be initiated into the traditional voodoo cult and readied for marriage. However, Nanavi has been selected to take a different path in her life. She has been recruited to attend school as part of a nationwide effort to educate the girls of Benin. As a country, Benin has one of the worst literacy rates and biggest educational gender gaps in the world. Check out the entire collection of resources from the documentary "Time For School" here.

        Nanavi: 2003

        In this video segment meet Nanavi, a young girl in Benin who has a rare opportunity to go to school.

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        Nanavi: 2006

        It is a rare opportunity for girls in the village of Koutagba in Benin, Africa to attend school. In this video segment learn about the life of Nanavi, a 12-year-old girl growing up in Koutagba.

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        Time For School | Benin : Nanavi Age 15

        15-year-old Nanavi attends 6th grade. In order to get to school from her small village of Koutagba, she must walk two hours each way.

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        Time for School | Benin: Nanavi Age 21

        21-year-old Nanavi has a baby of her own and is studying photography in Bohicon, Benin.

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