PHOTOS: Teen dreams and disappointments after the world's longest COVID school closure

Kusemererwa Jonathan Henry, Joel Joseph (left and middle) and a friend pose for a photo on their way home from school. During the lockdown, they missed spending time in school together and would walk to visit each other.

Faculties in Uganda had been shut practically 2 years as a result of pandemic. Now they’re open once more, though tens of millions of children will not return. We converse to six teenagers about their plans and hopes.

(Picture credit score: Esther Ruth Mbabazi for NPR)

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