The phenomenon has become a worrying issue across Morocco, with students being forced to leave school due to financial pressures and other circumstances.

More Than 400,000 Moroccan Students Dropped Out of School in 2018
A school in the Moroccan village of Taghzirt in the High Atlas mountains south of Marrakesh on March 4, 2016. Photo credit: Fadel Senna/AFP
Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News.