I bring the bread of teaching

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  Granma
June 20 2016

by: Yenia Silva Correa | informacion@granma.cu

nydia gonzalez cuban teacher.jpg Nydia Gonzalez has held various responsibilities since the triumph of the revolution, but finds none more satisfying than teaching.  Photo: Tsmael Batista

Despite her vast teaching experience, Nydia González – who was already working in the classroom before the literacy campaign – notes that if she had another chance, she would have been a better  teacher.

Nydia González began working as a rural teacher of a multi-age group, in the province of Pinar del Río in 1957. When the Literacy Campaign was conducted in 1961 throughout the country, she was a young newlywed, and in the first months of pregnancy. However, none of this prevented her from assuming technical responsibility for the program in the neighborhood in which she worked.

“The first months were terrible because my pregnancy was very difficult. I constantly vomited on those walks through the…

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