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Mary Carmen Che Chi, 31, meets with the mothers of her pupils, amid the coronavirus pandemic at the Ignacio Ramírez Calzada primary school in the indigenous community of Celtún, Chichimilá municipality, Yucatán state, Mexico on May 4, 2021. Mary Carmen meets with the parents every two weeks to distribute learning materials, as well as to support and coach them through at-home learning during school closure. The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted education for an estimated 90 percent of the world’s school children. In Mexico, schools have been closed since mid-March 2020 and the government switched the system to distanced learning or “Aprende en Casa” (Learn at Home), where students learn on television and the internet at home. However, due to the lack of internet connectivity and the barrier of the language, distance learning has been impossible for many children in isolated and impoverished parts of the country. Celtún is a rural, remote and indigenous community in the state of Yucatán, with no telecommunications infrastructure. There, to ensure continuity of learning to their students, teachers at the Ignacio Ramírez Calzada primary school Mary Carmen Che Chi and José Manuel Cen Kauil, prepare bilingual learning materials at their home and distribute it to their students every two weeks. Today, schools still remain closed in Mexico, but since September 2020, the two teachers have gotten the green light from their supervisor to run small in-person classes every two weeks at the school as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus