Yes! Having traveled in living in the States now your submission is more forceful to me now than it would have been those days in Ghana. I see institutions working and many interventions in place to support students, irrespective of where they live. In point, they have the No Child Left Behind program which largely attempts to equal the gap between the privileged urban dwellers, and rural dwellers. There are many researches to identify these gaps. Personally, i think it is not so much about the paucity of resources but about the lack of priorities for education. We need more educators in public policy positions in developing countries.
I agree with the fact of making a relation between the geopolitics and a person. Having the opportunity to teach in different areas of my country, I have noticed how different are the students. I mean that they really reflect the mentality or main attitudes of their zone.