A girl attending a course for women in reading and writing. The class takes place outside, in the shade of mango trees, and the course is also an opportunity to learn about health, nourishment etc.
This photo was taken 28 years ago in the town of Banfora, southwestern Burkina Faso. I have scanned this from an Ilford FP4 b&w negative.
In a workshop you can see another picture of the study group.