These Colombian Children Ride A Zip Line To School Every Day

What would you do for education? In 2011, WISE – World Innovation Summit for Education – produced a documentary on the children of Los Pinos, Colombia. Los Pinos’ school was closed due to a lack of funding, leaving students with two options to get to the next nearest school. These young children could either walk two hours both ways, or ride a zip line across a deep canyon to get to school.

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+7 1. ptsantos commented 5 years ago

How do they get back home every day, one and a half hour walk? :O
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+3 2. curator commented 5 years ago

#1 parents get them after school, walk up the hill to another zipline and fly back :)
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+3 3. Noobeater commented 5 years ago

I wouldn't ride a zipline for education. Maybe if there were cake. Is there cake?
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+3 4. Natan_el_Tigre commented 5 years ago

#3 "the cake is a lie." :x
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0 5. sux2bu commented 5 years ago

#1 If you look in the distance during just the first 35 seconds you can see the return cable.
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-1 6. snotraddict commented 5 years ago

Check it out, no helmets all you pussy helmet nazis.