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 have been shut practically 2 years as a result of pandemic. Now they’re open once more, though thousands and thousands of children will not return. We communicate to six teenagers about their plans and hopes.

(Picture credit score: Esther Ruth Mbabazi for NPR)