Zimbabwean schools were scheduled to re-open February 7 after a COVID lockdown in January. However, teachers went on strike, protesting against salaries lower than USD200 a month. While the schools were closed the library was open and many children came to spend some time at the library.
Children doing puzzles in the library during the schools closure
Children from a private school whose teachers were not on strike receiving instruction on the use of the e readers
In the last week of February a settlement was reached, and most schools are open again.