Children risking their lives trying to get to school

  • 8 September 2011

Thousands of children in the African country of Zimbabwe are risking their lives every day trying to go to school.

Their country has a lot of problems and over the past couple of years most of the rural schools in Zimbabwe have closed, leaving poorer children with nowhere to go.

Many try to get over the border to South Africa in search of education and a new life.

But it's a dangerous journey with kids getting robbed and beaten up along the way, as Ricky's been finding out...