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Gael Pin (4) wears the cap and mask he will use at the closing ceremony of the school year, which will be done via video conference. Gael's family doesn't have internet service because of money but fortunately his neighbor has that service and shares it with them. June 18, 2020. Cotogchoa-Ecuador. AndrÃ©s YÃ©pez.
Wendy Morales (44), director of the school in the rural parish of Cotogchoa, does everything possible to ensure that most of her students can continue their studies. She leads some initiatives in order to help students who do not have access to the internet or who have economic difficulties. May 26, 2020. Cotogchoa-Ecuador. AndrÃ©s YÃ©pez.
Alexander Venegas (9) camino a casa de unos familiares quienes le ayudan a realizar sus tareas mientras su madre está en su trabajo en una hacienda. Todas las maÃ±anas Alexander lleva consigo sus lápices, cuadernos, sus guÃas impresas y su tapabocas para moverse de su casa a la casa de sus parientes, que se encuentran a menos de un kilÃ³metro de distancia. 26 de mayo de 2020. Cotogchoa-Ecuador. AndrÃ©s YÃ©pez. La cotidianidad en las zonas rurales ha sido afectada de diferente manera que en las zonas urbanas. Su confinamiento no se limita a estar dentro de casa. El campo es parte de su casa. Alexander Venegas (9) is on his way home from relatives who help him with his chores while his mother is at work on a hacienda. Every morning Alexander takes his pencils, notebooks, printed guides and his mask with him to move from his house to the house of his relatives, who are less than a kilometer away. May 26, 2020. Cotogchoa-Ecuador. AndrÃ©s YÃ©pez. Daily life in rural areas has been affected differently than in urban areas. Their confinement is not limited to being inside the house. The countryside is part of their home.
Andrés Yépez || Documentary photographer and Anthropologist based in Ecuador
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