From Sandakan it's a combination of car and boat ride to reach the island school. Teachers posted there are on a 3-year stint. Cikgu Farhana on the way to the island to meet new challenges.
When heavy rains coincide with high tides, the school compound gets flooded.
This is the reason why the teachers are here: to give the island's kids a good education so that they'll not be left behind.
The school staff with guru besar (headmaster): These are the professionals who have to sacrifice a lot for the sake of the children. Cikgu Farhana tells me four new teachers from West Malaysia have joined the school.