A response to 4 Reasons Why Growing Up in Rural South Africa is a Disadvantage

A response to 4 Reasons Why Growing Up in Rural South Africa is a Disadvantage

I am writing this article not because I have firsthand experience of growing up in a rural African environment but because I was privileged enough to be raised by individuals who grew up in a rural setting. I say privileged because despite my urban, modern, developed background, I have benefited tremendously from my parents’ rural upbringing and today thrive off of this diversified experience.