We entered and met Luisa Fernanda and one of her colleagues. We asked Luisa Fernanda if we could have a tour of the school. She asked in the administrative office and then told us to come back the next morning at 9 am.
We showed up right on time, with a bag full of school supplies from a local store.
The school, Luis Mena, is an underfunded public school.
Luisa Fernanda has 43 students in her class. They are 10 and 11 years old.
Here is her desk. Luisa Fernanda has taught at the school for ten years. She has the seats in a “U” because, with so many students, it gets warm in the room. She does have ceiling fans, but they don’t cool the room sufficiently.
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