Jorf is a very little city not far from Erfoud, one of those typical villages where the buildings are pink and yellow and where you meet more donkeys than humans in the streets.
In the main square there is the Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah elementary school that we were invited to visit a month ago. Let me just tell you this: it´s heartbreaking.
The building is old and destroyed: we thought it was an abandoned school and that they were showing it to us to explain how they were going to rebuilt it. Well, no.
400 children come here everyday. They sit on those tiny and broken chairs, they walk between dirt and rubble to get to class and they breath dust learning how to write and count.
We later found out that we were invited there because some local authority wanted to show us that in that school they wanted to build a jardin á potager and introduce some animals to teach children how to deal with agriculture.
It´s a good plan, of course. But maybe, isn´t it better to allow those children to learn in a good, safe and clean environment and, after that, introduce them to agriculture, animals etc?