For Marda (32), a teacher at an elementary school in Lombok, being a teacher is both an opportunity as well as a challenge to be able to contribute to the development of students. Marda shared with RISE some of her experience about being a teacher and the qualities she believes every teacher must possess.
From the Field
Access to education is still a challenge in many remote areas in Indonesia. In schools with difficult access, teachers hold a vital role to ensure that students come to school and study until they complete basic education. This story from a school at the hillside is an example.