OWL: How many students are you teaching in your school?
Mahmoud: I am teaching 350 students in different classes.
OWL: Do you think the Food for Education program is making a difference for children?
Mahmoud: Yes, it's helped a lot in terms of stationery distribution and teacher training. The program encourages parents to send their children to school.
OWL: What kind of opportunities do you think education can give to your students?
Mahmoud: Education could provide lots of opportunities to the students. It's a bit easier for them to survive when they are properly educated in terms of job opportunities.
OWL: How is it helping their families at home?
Mahmoud: Kids can pass on what they are learning here at the school especially health and hygiene messages.
OWL: Has this program helped you become a better teacher?
Mahmoud: Yes, the program helped me a lot. I have participated in several teacher-training workshops. I was receiving a monthly food basket as well.
OWL: What do you find rewarding about being a teacher?
Mahmoud: I love to do things to bring change for my community. I thought this would be the best way to bring changes and be with my community and educate them as well.