Ngoc Wants to Learn Too

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A Vietnamese girl with a physical disability writes in her notebook © Iamdat (Flickr)
This 10-year old girl named Ngoc attends a public school in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Despite having no hands, she has learned to write like her classmates.
Disabilities, whether physical or mental, mild or severe, should not prevent children around the world from attending school and getting the education they deserve.
According to UNICEF, there are approximately 150 million children around the world who suffer from disabilities. Let’s make sure they get the same opportunities as all other children.
East Asia and Pacific: Vietnam


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