Photo of Teacher Riding Carabao Sled While Crossing River to School Earns Praise on Social Media

Thousands of teachers in the Philippines have to deal with various difficulties just to reach their teaching assignments – they literally have to climb mountains and cross rivers to do it!

In a segment on “State of the Nation with Jessica Soho”, a teacher was praised for her dedication towards her students despite having to cross a river while riding a carabao sled.

Screenshot from video by GMA News

According to the report, the photo was taken in Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental. Although the teacher was not identified by name, she made waves on social media for her dedication. Her story also shows the plight of many teachers who really had to sacrifice their time and their lives just to provide education to the children in hinter barangays!

Teacher, sumasakay sa carabao sled papunta sa eskwelahanUmani ng papuri ang viral na larawan ng isang guro na sumaksakay sa carabao sled para lamang makarating at makapagturo sa eskwelahan. Narito ang report.

Posted by State of the Nation with Jessica Soho on Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Kudos to you, dear teacher! Whoever you are, we hope that you will continue your unwavering dedication and commitment in your profession. To all teachers out there, God bless you, ma’ams and sirs!